noun, plural pul·leys.
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Origin of pulley
OTHER WORDS FROM pulleypul·ley·less, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pulley
They will guide them carefully through a 10th-floor window to the roof, then use pulleys to hang them on the recently reinforced steel frame on the rooftop.Domino Sugar is replacing its massive neon landmark in Baltimore — and hopes no one will notice a difference|Colin Campbell|February 7, 2021|Washington Post
Over the next four days the climbers removed all 58 United victims using a “Tyrolean traverse” system of ropes and pulleys devised by the Swiss to hoist the bags up the cliff to the waiting helicopters.The Tragic Mid-Air Plane Crash That Changed the American Aviation Industry Forever|Eileen Bjorkman|September 1, 2020|Time
So we had to have a pulley system where he was lowered on cables.Rob Reiner on the State of Romcoms, ‘The Princess Bride’s’ Alternate Ending, and the Red Viper|Marlow Stern|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bullock died while attempting to fix one of the presses in 1867: After it became stuck, he tried to kick a belt onto a pulley.
But she bought a small pulley as well as the ground connections which Mr. Brill had in stock.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
The aeroplane had been hoisted to its elevated position by means of a stout rope passing through a pulley at the top of the pole.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
Shattered as were the bows of the wreck, he had succeeded in saving the two cat-heads with their three pulley-blocks.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
The gap between the sawed portions permits a pulley to be fastened on the shaft to serve as the main drive.
The motor is lined up on the base, so that its pulley wheel will run a belt on the large wheel of the roller.