to hoist

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A hoisting device, such as pulley or crane
To be lifted up
The height of a fore-and-aft sail, next the mast or stay
To raise; to lift; to elevate; especially, to raise or lift to a desired elevation, by means of tackle or pulley, as a sail, a flag, a heavy package or weight

Between us, with much trouble, we managed to hoist him upstairs, and laid him on his bed, where his head fell back on the pillow, as if he were almost fainting.

{v} to raise on high, heave up, lift up
{n} the highth of a sail or flag
If you hoist a flag or a sail, you pull it up to its correct position by using ropes. A group of youths hoisted their flag on top of the disputed monument
A mechanical lifting device A hoist can be hand or electrically operated
A mechanical lifting device usually attached to a trolley which travels along a bridge, monorail, or jib crane May be chain or electric operated
Hoisted
That by which anything is hoisted; the apparatus for lifting goods
The machine used for raising and lowering the cage or other conveyance in a shaft
If you hoist something heavy somewhere, you lift it or pull it up there. Hoisting my suitcase on to my shoulder, I turned and headed toward my hotel Grabbing the side of the bunk, he hoisted himself to a sitting position
a mechanical lifting device
A drum on which hoisting rope is wound in the engine house, as the cage or skip is raised in the hoisting shaft
A suspended machinery unit that is used for lifting and lowering a freely suspended (unguided) load; can be powered by hand, air or electricity; lifting medium either chain, wire rope or roller chain
{f} raise or lift up someone or something (especially with a mechanical apparatus)
A chain or electric lifting device usually attached to a trolly which travels along a monorail or bridge crane
A winding engine installed at the top of the shaft of a mine and used for raising mineral, lowering supplies and the transport of workmen
the vertical edge of a flag which is next to the staff
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raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"
The engine that raised or lowered the cage of a deep mine by the driving of a large drum around which cable was wound; a fishing reel for people and ore
The height of a fore-and-aft sail next the mast or stay
lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
If something heavy is hoisted somewhere, it is lifted there using a machine such as a crane. A twenty-foot steel pyramid is to be hoisted into position on top of the tower Then a crane hoisted him on to the platform
The lifting part of a crane It is usually motor driven unit to raise and lower your load
A lifting device that is mechanically, electrically or manually operated
raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
A hoist is a machine for lifting heavy things
to raise or lift to a desired elevation, by means of tackle, as a sail, a flag, a heavy package or weight
lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
That part of a flag nearest the staff
An older term used to describe either manual or motorized lifting equipment
move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"
move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table
the perpendicular height of a flag, as opposed to the fly, or horizontal length, when flying from a staff
The first half of the flag The side nearest the staff War Flag See Naval Ensign
The act of hoisting; a lift
hoist with your own petard: see petard
To move an instruction to an earlier point in the program execution order
The perpendicular height of a flag, as opposed to the fly, or horizontal length when flying from a staff
To raise; to lift; to elevate; esp
To lift or raise, such as a sail or a flag
is the part of the flag closest to the staff The term is also used for the vertical width of a flag
{i} act of raising or lifting; something which is lifted or raised; apparatus which raises or lifts
to lift someone up to be flogged
1 The inner, vertical side of a flag; 2 The vertical dimension of a flag
(N ) The edge of a flag nearest the staff (vb ) To raise a flag
to hoist
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