Definition of Hoist. Meaning of Hoist. Synonyms of Hoist

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Definition of Hoist

Hoist
Hoist Hoist, n. 1. That by which anything is hoisted; the apparatus for lifting goods. 2. The act of hoisting; a lift. [Collog.] 3. (Naut.) (a) The perpendicular height of a flag, as opposed to the fly, or horizontal length when flying from a staff. (b) The height of a fore-and-aft sail next the mast or stay. --Totten. Hoist bridge, a drawbridge that is lifted instead of being swung or drawn aside.

Meaning of Hoist from wikipedia

- Look up hoist in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Hoist may refer to: Hoist (device), a machine for lifting loads Hoist controller, a machine for raising...
- A hoist is a device used for lifting or lowering a load by means of a drum or lift-wheel around which rope or chain wraps. It may be manually operated...
- "Hoist with his own petard" is a phrase from a speech in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet that has become proverbial. The phrase's meaning is that a...
- Hoist Finance is a Swedish financial services company. Hoist Finance is active in 13 European countries, and specializes in the acquisition and management...
- In underground mining a hoist or winder is used to raise and lower conveyances within the mine shaft. Modern hoists are normally powered using electric...
- Hoist (stylized as (HOIST)) is the fifth studio album by the American rock band Phish, released on March 29, 1994 by Elektra Records. At the time of its...
- A headframe (also known as a gallows frame, winding tower, hoist frame, pit frame, shafthead frame, headgear, headstock or poppethead) is the structural...
- A Hills Hoist is a height-adjustable rotary clothes line, designed to permit the compact hanging of wet clothes so that their maximum area can be exposed...
- Hollywood CA Creative Direction: Steve Gerdes Album Design: Sean Tejaratchi "Hoist the Colours" Cabin Boy Vocals by Brendyn Bell Singing Gallows Pirates: Chris...
- A hoist controller is the controller for a hoist. The term is used primarily in the context of electrically operated hoists, but it is apparent that the...