- any machine equipped with rollers that guide cloth through a dye or finishing solution in an open vat.
- a roller between two dyeing vats for passing cloth from one vat to another.
Origin of winch1
OTHER WORDS FROM winchwincher, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH winchwench, winch
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How to use winch in a sentence
Ford took the time to develop its own steel bumper, specifically designed to carry that Warn winch.
Mounted right there on the front of the truck, that big, heavy winch-bumper combo is going to be the first thing to connect with another car in an accident.
Mount that winch and bumper to your Bronco, and Ford will upload that program to your truck, allowing you to run those important off-road upgrades without compromising your on-road safety.
Then it crash tested it, and with that data, developed a specific algorithm for the airbag computers that enables them to compensate for the difference in forces created by the winch and bumper being shoved into the Bronco’s frame.
Buy the Warn winch offered for the Bronco and the dealer flashes in new software for the airbag system so that it responds correctly to the changed crash impulse profile.
Video of the search shows the winch struggling to cope with the stormy conditions.
Then out of the mist, a whirring of helicopter blades, and, deus ex machina, a man descends fromt he chopper to winch you aboard.
Five of the crew manned the winch; the mate and Jerry went to a block-tackle which was also connected with the lifting apparatus.
Beyond the skylight rose the bright brass funnel of the cabin chimney, and the winch, by means of which the lantern was hoisted.
There was a ceaseless chorus of distant machinery, and above it rose the grinding and rattling solo of a steam winch.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Desks and boxes were thrust aside, the winch was manned, and the weighty lantern mounted slowly to its nocturnal watch-tower.
Near this bench stands a slender machine like a whip provided with a stand, a pedal, and an exaggerated winch.You Never Can Tell|George Bernard Shaw