a pulley, thimble, etc., used to guide a rope forming part of the rigging of a ship, crane, etc., in such a way as to prevent chafing.
Machinery. (on power shovels or cranes) a swiveling mounting for sheaves, over which cables pass.
(nautical) a block or ring through which a line is rove to keep it clear of obstructions, prevent chafing, or maintain it at an angle Also called leader
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[fair-lee] /ˈfɛər li/ adverb 1. in a fair manner; justly or honestly; impartially. 2. moderately; tolerably: a fairly heavy rain. 3. properly; legitimately: a claim fairly made. 4. clearly; distinctly: fairly seen. 5. Chiefly Southern U.S. 6. Obsolete. . 7. Obsolete. . /ˈfɛəlɪ/ adverb 1. (not used with a negative) moderately 2. as deserved; justly […]
noun 1. the price of something at which both a seller and a buyer are willing to strike a deal.
[fair-mahyn-did] /ˈfɛərˈmaɪn dɪd/ adjective 1. characterized by fair judgment; impartial; unprejudiced: a wise and fair-minded judge. adjective 1. just or impartial