hydraulic rope-geared elevator

hydraulic rope-geared elevator

[hi′drȯ·lik ′rōp ‚gird ′el·ə‚vād·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
An elevator hoisted by a system of ropes and sheaves attached to a piston in a hydraulic cylinder.
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