a type of hoist with a chain attached to a fixed raised structure or beam and used to lift very heavy objects.
to give food to; supply with nourishment: to feed a child. to yield or serve as food for: This land has fed 10 generations. to provide as food. to furnish for consumption. to satisfy; minister to; gratify: Poetry feeds the imagination. to supply for maintenance or operation, as to a machine: to feed paper into […]
any of several ferns of the genus Woodwardia, having a chainlike row of sori on either side of the midrib of each fertile leaflet.
a group of convicts chained together, especially when working outside. noun (US) a group of convicted prisoners chained together, usually while doing hard labour noun phrase The football officials who carry and set the chain that marks off the ten yards needed for a first down (1980s+)
a gear assembly in which motion is transmitted by means of a chain.