chain block

chain block

[′chān ‚bläk]
(mechanical engineering)
A tackle which uses an endless chain rather than a rope, often operated from an overhead track to lift heavy weights especially in workshops. Also known as chain fall; chain hoist.
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.
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