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winch

  • n  lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
  • v  pull or lift up with or as if with a winch
    winch up the slack line

  • To secure these rights, Jefferson went on, men establish governments winch derive "their just powers from the consent of the governed.
  • Since men form political compacts with winch to govern themselves, when any ruler transgresses the laws of nature or reason, then the governed may dissolve the compact.
  • Now the Air Force is also trying the method, and 48 Lockheed C-130 transports have been modified with the forks and winches needed for Skyhook lifts.
News & Articles

  • 1984 Nissan Patrol MQ from Australia and New Zealand - Comments
    I have one to and am very happy. I have a MQ patrol, tray back UTE, two three inch truck stacks, seventeen pound boost turbo, five inch lift kit, three ton winch, and haven't had a problem with it since 1987 when new.
    June 22, 2013 - Carsurvey.org
  • All-female jury to try Zimmerman
    By Graham Winch HLNtv.com (CNN) — An all-female jury will start hearing the murder case against Florida neighborhood watch captain...
    June 20, 2013 - FOX 13 Utah
  • All-female jury to try Zimmerman
    By Graham Winch HLNtv.com (CNN) — An all-female jury will start hearing the murder case against Florida neighborhood watch captain...
    June 20, 2013 - FOX 13 Utah
Quotes

  • Ben Leber in Viking Update (subscription)
    Those guys are rugged, rugged dudes. The one guy that would hang off the winch (of the helicopter), I think he had broken his neck three times, but they love it. That's what they do,Leber said. "To hang off this helicopter and rescue...
  • Ted Nugent in AutoCorse.it
    It was light green with a white top, and I loaded her up with all of the off-road goodies to satisfy my no-road wanderlust,Nugent says. "I had all the heavy-duty options available at the time, even a Warn winch, and I thought I had died...
  • Will Greenwood in BYM News (press release)
    Over the phone during the race, Will Greenwood reported: "I have been the winch man, which is unbelievably hard but it has been amazing!"

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