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Synonyms for block and tackle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. block and tackle(noun)

    pulley blocks with associated rope or cable

    block and tackle


  1. block and tackle(noun)


  2. block and tackle(noun)

    A system of two or more pulleys (the tackles) each enclosed by a housing (the block) with a rope or cable threaded between them, usually used to lift or pull heavy loads.


  3. block and tackle(noun)

    human male external genitalia


Translations for block and tackle

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  • bloquer et taclerFrench
  • अवरूद्ध करें और निपटेHindi
  • csigasorHungarian
  • полиспастRussian
  • தொகுதி மற்றும் தடுப்பாட்டம்Tamil

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