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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds

Usage examples (35)
  • winch up the slack line
  • With a long remote cord, you can also operate the winch from the cab if necessary.
  • Reduced to essentials, an electric winch is a motorized drum that unspools and spools a length of heavy-duty wire rope.
  • A winch is an absolute must, a missionary friend of mine uses an atv to hunt and he says he uses his winch almost every time he goes out. for more
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