chain fall

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chain fall

[′chān ‚fȯl]
(mechanical engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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