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windlass 
apparatus for moving heavy weights, consisting of a horizontal cylinder (barrel) rotated by the turn of a crank or belt; a winch is affixed to one end, and a cable is wound around the winch, pulling a weight attached to the opposite end
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aparejo diferencial (es); treuil (fr); Moinello (lij); Rumpál (navijak) (sk); rumpál (cs); విన్డ్ లస్ (te); windas (nl); 起重轆轤 (zh-hant); 起重辘轳 (zh-cn); Winde (de); guincho (pt); windlass (en); Ворот (ru); 卷扬机 (zh-hans); Csörlő (hu) apparatus for moving heavy weights, consisting of a horizontal cylinder (barrel) rotated by the turn of a crank or belt; a winch is affixed to one end, and a cable is wound around the winch, pulling a weight attached to the opposite end (en); appareil de levage (fr); jednoduchý stroj, které usnadňuje zvedání nebo spouštění břemen (cs); werktuig (nl) 絞盤, 捲揚機 (zh-hant); 绞盘, 卷扬机 (zh-cn); treuil de levage, vireveau (fr); Дифференциальный ворот (ru); 绞盘, 起重辘轳 (zh-hans); ruční naviják (cs)

The windlass /ˈwɪndləs/ is an apparatus for moving heavy weights. (wikipedia)

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