Definition of tackle block in English:
A pulley over which a rope runs.
- Thick, leafy branches might have obscured the old tackle block hanging from a branch directly over the pit.
- This gun truck tackle block was likely used to move and secure one of the CSS Alabama's large pivot guns.
- The tackle blocks are set, the anchorages are down, and the lead ropes are all in place.
Definition of tackle block in:
- British & World English dictionary
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