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come-along

[′kəm ə‚lȯŋ]
(design engineering)
A device for gripping and effectively shortening a length of cable, wire rope, or chain by means of two jaws which close when one pulls on a ring.
(mechanical engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

come-along

A tool for spreading concrete, similar to a hoe; has a blade approx. 20 in. (50 cm) wide and 4 in. (10 cm) high.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The captain came out on deck, took control of the operation, and eventually got the come-along to work.
Once the knife carrier was lifted up and suspended in the air by the come-along, the plaintiff was trying to remove rocks from the area where he had to insert little plates of steel that, in effect, would adjust the height of the knife carrier.
With regard to liability, the focus was on the unseaworthiness of the come-along in that it was not fit for its intended purpose and failed to hold the carrier in its position.
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