chain fall

chain fall

[′chān ‚fȯl]
(mechanical engineering)

chain block, chain fall, chain hoist

A tackle, fitted with an endless chain for hoisting a heavy load by hand; often suspended from an overhead track.
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The looming takeover battle for Germany's beleaguered Kaufhof department store chain carries the risk of a "Walmart disaster revisited" should the department store chain fall into foreign hands, a leading retail expert has warned.
However, the last week of July saw sales at the department store chain fall by 4% to pounds 39.
When the little chain falls down and it drops, then you cannot flush.
As a fun bike you can leap through the air, skid round the woods and not have to worry if your chain falls off.
Kiessling said that "if the chain gets too long, it gets hard to hold on to both of the ends, so the chain falls off" the synthesizing enzyme, forming a completed carbohydrate polymer.
In spite of all its precautions, which include CCTV in every store, the chain falls victim to 20 armed robberies a year and it is particularly vulnerable at Christmas.
Apparently, the chain falls into the same category as pellet guns, ice picks and swords.
But at some point the invariant chain falls off, enabling the MHC molecule to link with an antigen.
For many years, machines were fairly rudimentary, limited to chain falls, hoists, band saws, punch presses, rollover devices, vibrating and oscillating conveyors and assorted power trucks, conveyors and trolleys--and lots of hand labor.
When that little girl's daisy chain falls apart she'll find out that flinging it on the grass and stamping on it has been pointless, so she'll work out how to do it better.