Pentaspast Pen"ta*spast, n. [L. pentaspaston, Gr. ? (see {Penta-}) + ? to pull: cf. F. pentaspaste.] A purchase with five pulleys. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Pentaspast — (v. gr.), Kloben mit fünf Rollen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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