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Noun: pulley-block
  1. A simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
    - pulley, pulley block, block

Derived forms: pulley blocks, pulley-blocks

Type of: machine, simple machine

Part of: block and tackle