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Hoist

v. t.1.To raise; to lift; to elevate; esp., to raise or lift to a desired elevation, by means of tackle, as a sail, a flag, a heavy package or weight.
[imp. & p. p. Hoisted; p. pr. & vb. n. Hoisting.]
They land my goods, and hoist my flying sails.
- Pope.
Hoisting engine
a steam engine for operating a hoist.
n.1.That by which anything is hoisted; the apparatus for lifting goods.
2.The act of hoisting; a lift.
3.(Naut.) The perpendicular height of a flag, as opposed to the fly, or horizontal length when flying from a staff.
Hoist bridge
a drawbridge that is lifted instead of being swung or drawn aside.
p. p.1.Hoisted.
Noun1.hoist - lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
Verb1.hoist - raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
Synonyms: wind, lift
2.hoist - move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"
3.hoist - raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"
Synonyms: run up
a leg up, boost, buoy up, cast up, crab, davit, derrick, erect, erector, escalate, forklift, gantry crane, heft, heighten, heist, hike, hoick, hold up, hydraulic tailgate, jack, jackscrew, jerk up, knock up, lever, levitate, lift up, lifter, lob, loft, perk up, pick up, raise up, rear, rear up, rise, set up, sky, stick up, tackle, take up, throw up, up, upbuoy, upcast, upheave, uphoist, uphold, uplift, upraise, uprear, upthrow, winch, windlass
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