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Meaning of "Chinese windlass" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHINESE WINDLASS

Chinese windlass play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHINESE WINDLASS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chinese windlass is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHINESE WINDLASS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chinese windlass

Windlass

The windlass is an apparatus for moving heavy weights. Typically, a windlass consists of a horizontal cylinder, which is rotated by the turn of a crank or belt. A winch is affixed to one or both ends, and a cable or rope is wound around the winch, pulling a weight attached to the opposite end.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHINESE WINDLASS

Chinese ink
Chinese lantern
Chinese leaf
Chinese leaves
Chinese medicine
Chinese puzzle
Chinese red
Chinese restaurant syndrome
Chinese Revolution
Chinese sacred lily
Chinese treewax
Chinese Turkestan
Chinese wall
Chinese water chestnut
Chinese water deer
Chinese water torture
Chinese wax
Chinese whispers
Chinese white
Chinese wood oil

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHINESE WINDLASS

business class
class
differential windlass
fiberglass
first class
first-class
glass
hourglass
lass
masterclass
middle class
middle-class
Spanish windlass
stained glass
sunglass
top-class
windlass
working class
working-class
world-class

Synonyms and antonyms of Chinese windlass in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Chinese windlass» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

中国卷扬机
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Molinete chinos
570 millions of speakers

English

Chinese windlass
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चीनी Windlass
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

مرساة الصينية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

китайские лебедка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Molinete chineses
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চীনা windlass
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

guindeau chinois
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kerusi kaca Cina
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

chinesische Winde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

中国のスタン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중국어 양묘기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kaca ing Cina
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tời Trung Quốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சீனக் காற்றழுத்தம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चीनी व्लादिमिर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çin ırgat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

verricello cinesi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chińskie winda kotwiczna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

китайські лебідка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vinci din China
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Κινέζοι εργάτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Chinese windas
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

kinesiska ankarspel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kinesiske vinsj
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINESE WINDLASS»

The term «Chinese windlass» is barely ever used and occupies the 199.694 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINESE WINDLASS»

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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 4, Physics and ...
The history of the related machine known as the 'Chinese windlass' is also obscure. Old textbooks of physics sometimes give it as an example of differential motion, for the axle carries two drums of different diameters (Fig. 398) on which the ...
Joseph Needham, 1965
2
Elements of mechanism
THE CHINESE WINDLASS. 86. Let A a be an axis to which are fixed two cylinders, b and c, nearly of the same diameter, and let a cord be coiled round b, passed under a pulley, d, and then brought back and coiled in the opposite direction ...
Thomas Baker (C.E.), 1852
3
Machinery
J. J. THE CHINESE WINDLASS P. H. E. — I enclose a sketch of a hoisting device. Suppose that the diameter of the wheel A is 42 inches, and that the diameters of the drums B and C are 10 inches and 8% inches, respectively; how large a ...
Lester Gray French, 1917
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Elements of Practical Mechanism and Machine Tools
THE CHINESE WINDLASS. 86. Let a a, Fig. 63, be an axis to which are fixed two cylinders, b and c, nearly of the same diameter, and let a cord he coiled round b, passed under a pulley, d, and then brought back and coiled in the opposite ...
Thomas Baker, James Nasmyth, 1882
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Elements of Mechanism: Elucidating the Scientific Principles ...
THE CHINESE WINDLASS. 86. Let A a be an axis to which are fixed two cylinders, b and c, nearly of the same diameter, and let a cord be coiled round b, passed under a pulley, D, and then brought back and coiled in the opposite direction ...
Thomas Baker, 1852
6
A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other ...
[Book I. CHAPTER X. The Windlass: Its origin unknown — Employed in raising water from wells, and ore from mines — Chinese windlass — Other inventions of that people, as table forks, winnowing machines, &c. Sic. Fusee: Its application to  ...
Thomas Ewbank, 1842
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Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology
Chinese windlass see differential windlass. Chino Textiles, a cotton twill fabric often used in making military uniforms and work clothes or casual wear. Chinook [sha nuk'; cha nuk] Meteorology. 1. a warm and moist wind in the northwestern ...
Christopher G. Morris, 1992
8
Popular Mechanics
Another useful application of the wheel and axle is that shown in Figures 2 and 5, the latter being a model of the Chinese windlass. This machine is also called a differential windlass. It consists of an axle of two diameters, the rope winding of?
9
Natural philosophy. Mechanics
Differential Wheel and Axle, or Chinese Windlass. — In cases where great resistance has to be overcome, the difficulty of so proportioning the ratio of the power to the weight, as to make the machine efficient without reducing the strength of the ...
J Alfred Skertchly, 1873
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette
The eighth consists in employing a second barrel, with grooves, for the purpose of keeping the cable straight — another modification of the Chinese windlass, with the grooves substituted for the intermediate pulleys. The ninth is the Chinese  ...

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« EDUCALINGO. Chinese windlass [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chinese-windlass>. Sep 2019 ».
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