Third-person singular simple present indicative form of winch.
Winches Sentence Examples
Machines used for lifting only are not called cranes, but winches, lifts or hoists, while the term elevator or conveyor is commonly given to appliances which continuously, not in separate loads, move materials like grain or coal in a vertical, horizontal or diagonal direction.
One-sixth to be deducted off wire rigging, wire ropes and wire hawsers, chain cables and chains, donkey engines, steam winches and connexions, steam cranes and connexions; other repairs in full.
The stage right wall now has 55 single purchase counterweight sets and the winch gallery stage left has 12 electric winches with pendant controls.
halyard winches aboard a smack, tackles and their power are important.
removable by hand, but larger items will need ropes or winches.