English to Japanese Meaning :: windlass

Windlass :
- 轆轤ウィンドラス

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Noun(1) lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds

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(1) As draw weights increased, new methods and devices for spanning had to be employed, which included the cord and pulley, belt claw, ÔÇÿgoat's foot ÔÇÖ, bending lever, cranequin and windlass .(2) We find much of the wreck intact, including windlass , railings and the entrances to the cargo holds.(3) Celia Fiennes, on her tour by horseback in the 1690s, noted near Beaudesert ÔÇÿthe coal pits where they were digging, they drew up the coal in baskets with a little wheel, or windlass , like a wellÔÇÖ.(4) The anchor windlass is located in a foredeck locker to keep it out of the way when not needed.(5) Among many other initiatives, within months she had installed windlass lifts for the food, banned the dirt-carrying crinolines worn by the nursing staff, piped hot water and cut up worn chair covers for dishcloths.(6) In addition to daily instruction from Captain and crew, the kids haul on lines, work the windlass to raise the anchor, and take responsibility for many tasks in the daily operation of the vessel.(7) The same network will connect to and command the anchor windlass and countless other remote controlled devices.(8) The deck layout features a large anchor locker forward with a mechanical anchor windlass as standard equipment.(9) On the small foredeck there is an anchor windlass and anchor storage as well as excellent access for handling ground tackle and bow lines.(10) In my own case it was the anchor windlass - ancient, boxily ugly, and right in my line of sight from the helm.(11) I have a windlass on my boat and my best friend (who incidentally docks right next to me) tells me that I am lazy for using it.(12) He also obtained a patent for a windlass for raising weights.(13) A large windlass , connected to a pair of thick chains, was hooked both to the door and a set of large counter weights a few feet inside the passage.(14) The old men of the river tell me that he windlassed it, hauling from tree to tree, all the way over his own crude trail from Baker City, now Concrete, on the Skagit River to Baker Lake and finally up Swift Creek to the Fourth of July Mines!(15) I dropped the sail, rowed a line over to the dock, and began windlassing my way in.(16) Friday, March 17: Father worked in the hole and Mr. Glover windlassed for him.
Related Words
(1) windlass ::
(2) wind ::
(3) lass ::
1. winch ::
Different Forms
windlass, windlasses
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