Trispaston
Trispast Tri"spast, Trispaston Tri*spas"ton, n. [NL. trispaston, fr. Gr. ? drawn threefold; ? (see {Tri-}) + ? to draw.] (Mech.) A machine with three pulleys which act together for raising great weights. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]

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  • Trispast — Tri spast, Trispaston Tri*spas ton, n. [NL. trispaston, fr. Gr. ? drawn threefold; ? (see {Tri }) + ? to draw.] (Mech.) A machine with three pulleys which act together for raising great weights. Brande & C. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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