chainfall

[ cheyn-fawl ]
/ ˈtʃeɪnˌfɔl /

noun

a type of hoist with a chain attached to a fixed raised structure or beam and used to lift very heavy objects.

Nearby words

  1. chain-smoker,
  2. chainage,
  3. chainbelt,
  4. chained,
  5. chained lady,
  6. chainman,
  7. chainplate,
  8. chainsaw,
  9. chainsman,
  10. chainstitch

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019