Definition of tackle block in English:

tackle block

Syllabification: tack·le 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.

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