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pulley

pul·ley

pulley

 
 
pronunciation:
pU li
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part of speech: noun
inflections: pulleys
definition: a wheel or set of wheels with grooved edges over which a rope or chain can be drawn in order to change the direction of a pulling force and increase the capacity for lifting weight.
 
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