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winding engine

[′wīnd·iŋ ‚en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
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During the April and May I drew the dismantling of the two winding engines. These went into storage for the eventual resale.
Two huge winding engines, each engine with a mile-long steel hawser wound around its drum and driven by huge steam boilers.
The hall, built between 1905 and 1909 to house Penallta Colliery's winding engines, has been included in a list of the treasures of Britain's heritage of 20th Century buildings.