Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

pul·ley

pulley

 
 
pronunciation:
pU li
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
inflections: pulleys
definition: a simple machine that makes lifting something easier. A pulley has a wheel or set of wheels with grooves that a rope or chain can be pulled over.
They used a pulley to bring up each load of bricks.
 
Word Explorer
See
  physics