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Definition of Pulley


  1. A wheel with a broad rim, or grooved rim, for transmitting power from, or imparting power to, the different parts of machinery, or for changing the direction of motion, by means of a belt, cord, rope, or chain.
  2. To raise or lift by means of a pulley.

Pulley Translations

pulley in Dutch is hijsblok, blok, katrol, schijf
pulley in German is Seilrolle, Flaschenzug
pulley in Hungarian is csiga
pulley in Italian is paranco
pulley in Portuguese is polia
pulley in Spanish is polispasto
pulley in Swedish is remskiva