tension pulley

tension pulley

[′ten·chən ‚pu̇l·ē]
(mechanical engineering)
A pulley around which an endless rope passes mounted on a trolley or other movable bearing so that the slack of the rope can be readily taken up by the pull of the weights.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A carabiner goes between the two ends of the line and we use a tension pulley on the bridge rocket launcher to keep the outfit tight.
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All verticals and drapery blinds that have continuous cords will now have some kind of tension pulley or cord clip.