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capstan  Capstand  Capstring  Chain messenger  Messenger cable
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A windlass rotated in a horizontal plane around a vertical axis; used on ships for weighing anchor or raising heavy sails WordNet 3.0
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A windlass rotated in a horizontal plane around a vertical axis; used on ships for weighing anchor or raising heavy sails WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A capstan is a vertical-axled rotating machine developed for use on sailing ships to multiply the pulling force of seamen when hauling ropes, cables, and hawsers. Wikipedia
A rotating machine used to control or apply force to another element Wikipedia Disambiguation
Rotating machine used to control or apply force to another element Wikidata
A vertical cylindrical machine that revolves on a spindle, used to apply force to ropes, cables, etc. It is typically surmounted by a drumhead with sockets for levers used to turn it. Wiktionary
Cylindrical machine. Wiktionary (translation)
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