Definition of tackle block in English:

tackle block

Line breaks: tackle block


  • A pulley over which a rope runs.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

More definitions of tackle block

Definition of tackle block in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
a slit made by cutting with a saw