So we had to have a pulley system where he was lowered on cables.
Bullock died while attempting to fix one of the presses in 1867: After it became stuck, he tried to kick a belt onto a pulley.
The pulley tied at the base of the derrick jumped up and after it the windlass, which struck the heavy posts like a battering-ram.
In the drawing (A) is the shaft, with a pulley (A), which turns in the direction of the arrow (B).
In this immense machine all is wheel, pulley, cord, or spring.
It is drawn up and let down by a cord passing over a pulley.
The cone keys for securing the pulley to the shaft were described on p. 23.
A pulley over the vat to draw out the rod or net is convenient.
A reference to the various figures will show the best position for the pulley.
The Dear Me was not anchored, but moored to the pier by a pulley and tackle.
late 13c., from Old French polie, pulie "pulley, windlass" (12c.) and directly from Medieval Latin poliva, puliva, probably from Medieval Greek *polidia, plural of *polidion "little pivot," diminutive of Greek polos "pivot, axis" (see pole (n.2)). As a verb from 1590s.
A machine consisting of a wheel over which a pulled rope or chain runs to change the direction of the pull used for lifting a load. Combinations of two or more pulleys working together reduce the force needed to lift a load. See also block and tackle.