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1. pulley

noun. ['ˈpʊli'] a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope.

Synonyms

  • idle pulley
  • block and tackle
  • block
  • simple machine
  • idler pulley
  • bollock
  • pulley-block
  • machine
  • fairlead
  • idle wheel
  • bullock block

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

Etymology

  • polley (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Pulley

  • wooly
  • woolly
  • woolley
  • wooley
  • fully
  • bully

Sentences with pulley


1. Noun, singular or mass
Push in on the pulley on the deck belt and pull out on the belt.

2. pulley-block

noun. a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope.

Synonyms

  • pulley block
  • idle pulley
  • block and tackle
  • block
  • simple machine
  • idler pulley
  • bollock
  • machine
  • fairlead
  • idle wheel
  • bullock block

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show
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