hoisting machine

hoisting machine

[′hȯist·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanism for raising and lowering material with intermittent motion while holding the material freely suspended.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hoisting machine

A power-operated machine, used for lifting or lowering a load, that utilizes a drum and wire rope (excluding elevators); includes but is not limited to a cableway, crane, or derrick.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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