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tackle block Syllabification: tack·le block
Pronunciation: /ˈtakəl bläk/

Definition of tackle block in English:


A pulley over which a rope runs.
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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