Definition of Hoists

1. Noun. (plural of hoist) ¹



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Definition of Hoists

1. hoist [v] - See also: hoist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoists

hoist on one's own petard
hoist with one's own petard
hoistable
hoistaway
hoistaways
hoisted
hoisted by one's own petard
hoisted on one's own petard
hoisted with one's own petard
hoister
hoisters
hoisting
hoistings
hoistman
hoistmen
hoists (current term)
hoistway
hoistways
hoit
hoity-toitily
hoity-toity
hojillion
hojillions
hok
hoke
hoked
hokes
hokey
hokey-pokey
hokey pokey

Literary usage of Hoists

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"Automatic Operation of Mine hoists as Exemplified by the New Electric hoists for the Inspiration Consolidated Copper Co. BY H. KENYON BURCH,* BB, MIAMI, ..."

2. Power Plant Testing: A Manual of Testing Engines, Turbines, Boilers, Pumps by James Ambrose Moyer (1913)
"Differential hoists (Fig. 337) are a little more complicated than the ordinary ... In some other types of hoists where this method is not applicable and the ..."

3. The Metallurgy of Iron and Steel: Theoretical and Practical: in All Its by Henry Stafford Osborn (1869)
"hoists on Inclined Planes.—The simplest is that method whereby the charges are raised as logs ... Water hoists.—These depend upon the gravitation of water, ..."

4. Controllers for Electric Motors: A Treatise on the Modern Industrial by Henry Duvall James (1919)
"Magnetic contactors are used for varying the strength of the generator field. states. In general, hoists for coal mines run from 250 to i,000 horse-power. ..."

5. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference-book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1898)
"... meet such conditions cable-hoists are adapted, as they can be efficiently ated In clear spans up to 1500 feet, and in lifting individual loads up to us. ..."

6. Hydraulics and Its Applications by Arnold Hartley Gibson (1908)
"Hydraulic- Appliances—Lifts and hoists—The Hydraulic Jigger—Cranes—The ... power is used by lifts and hoists than by any other class of hydraulic machinery, ..."

7. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1914)
"For the design of hoists, derricks, cranes, crane hooks, ... hoists.—Hoisting engines may have the boilers attached or may be detached. ..."

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