Pulley

  • 1 Pulley — Pul ley, n.; pl. {Pulleys}. [F. poulie, perhaps of Teutonic origin (cf. {Poll}, v. t.); but cf. OE. poleine, polive, pulley, LL. polanus, and F. poulain, properly, a colt, fr. L. pullus young animal, foal (cf. {Pullet}, {Foal}). For the change of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Pulley — ist eine US amerikanische Melodic Hardcore Band aus Kalifornien. Sie sind seit der Gründung Anfang der 1990er Jahre bei dem Plattenlabel Epitaph Records unter Vertrag. Musikalisch bieten sie seit jeher Punkrock, wobei Pulleys Art von Punkrock… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 Pulley — est un groupe de punk rock américain fondé en 1996 en Californie par Scott Radinsky, ancien chanteur de Ten Foot Pole et star de baseball : il a joué onze ans en MLB avec les White Sox de Chicago, les Indians de Cleveland, les Dodgers de Los …

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  • 4 Pulley — Pul ley, v. t. To raise or lift by means of a pulley. [R.] Howell. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 pulley — The noun has the plural form pulleys, and the verb (meaning ‘to work with a pulley’) has inflected forms pulleys, pulleyed, pulleying …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 pulley — early 14c., from O.Fr. polie (mid 12c.), from M.L. poliva, from Medieval Gk. *polidia, pl. of *polidion little pivot, dim. of Gk. polos pivot, axis (see POLE (Cf. pole) (2)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 pulley — ► NOUN (pl. pulleys) ▪ a wheel with a grooved rim around which a rope, chain, or belt passes, used to raise heavy weights. ORIGIN Old French polie, probably ultimately from Greek polos pivot, axis …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 pulley — [pool′ē] n. pl. pulleys [ME poley < OFr polie < ML poleia < poledia < MGr * polidion, dim. of polos, pivot, windlass, axis: see WHEEL] 1. a small fixed wheel, sometimes turning in a block, with a grooved rim in which a rope or chain… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Pulley — For the band, see Pulley (band). For the village, see Pulley, Shropshire. For the American photographer, see Gerald P. Pulley. Pulley Pulleys on a ship. In this context, pulleys are usually known as blocks. Classification …

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  • 10 pulley — [1] A grooved wheel carrying a string, rope, chain, or belt which turns the wheel. [2] Flat wheel with a V groove. When attached to a drive and drive members, the pulley provides a means for driving the compressor. See camshaft pulley crankshaft… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 11 pulley — pulleyless, adj. /pool ee/, n., pl. pulleys. 1. a wheel, with a grooved rim for carrying a line, that turns in a frame or block and serves to change the direction of or to transmit force, as when one end of the line is pulled to raise a weight at …

    Universalium

  • 12 Pulley — This interesting and uncommon name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and may be either a locational or a topographical surname. As the former, it derives from either of the places called Pooley, in Warwickshire and Westmoreland (Pooley Bridge), or from a …

    Surnames reference

  • 13 pulley — n. a fixed; movable pulley * * * [ pʊlɪ] movable pulley a fixed …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 pulley — [[t]p ʊli[/t]] pulleys N COUNT A pulley is a device consisting of a wheel over which a rope or chain is pulled in order to lift heavy objects. The weights are moved via a cable and pulley system …

    English dictionary

  • 15 pulley — UK [ˈpʊlɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms pulley : singular pulley plural pulleys a piece of equipment used for lifting something very heavy. It consists of one or more wheels, around which you pull a rope or chain that is fastened to the thing …

    English dictionary

  • 16 pulley — n. & v. n. (pl. eys) 1 a grooved wheel or set of wheels for a cord etc. to pass over, set in a block and used for changing the direction of a force. 2 a wheel or drum fixed on a shaft and turned by a belt, used esp. to increase speed or power.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 pulley — noun (plural pulleys) Etymology: Middle English poley, pully, from Anglo French pulie, probably ultimately from Greek polos axis, pole more at pole Date: 14th century 1. a sheave or small wheel with a grooved rim and with or without the block in… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 pulley — [14] Although pulleys are used for ‘pulling’, there is no etymological connection between the two words. Pulley comes via Old French polie from Vulgar Latin *polidia, which was probably borrowed from the plural of a medieval Greek *polidion, a… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 19 pulley — noun (plural pulleys) a wheel with a grooved rim around which a cord passes, used to raise heavy weights. ↘a wheel or drum fixed on a shaft and turned by a belt, used for the application or transmission of power. verb (pulleys, pulleying,… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 pulley — skridinys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. pulley vok. Rolle, f rus. ролик, m pranc. galet, m …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas


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