Definition of Pulley block

1. Noun. A simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope.

Exact synonyms: Block, Pulley, Pulley-block
Group relationships: Block And Tackle
Specialized synonyms: Bollock, Bullock Block, Fairlead, Idle Pulley, Idle Wheel, Idler Pulley
Generic synonyms: Machine, Simple Machine

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