a rope rove through a single block hung from a mast, funnel, etc., as a means of hoisting workers, tools, flags, or the like.
(nautical) a line rove through a sheave for hoisting men or gear
[gant-lohp] /ˈgænt loʊp/ noun, Archaic. 1. 2 .
[gan-truh-sin] /ˈgæn trə sɪn/ Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. a brand of .
[gan-tree] /ˈgæn tri/ noun, plural gantries. 1. a framework spanning a railroad track or tracks for displaying signals. 2. any of various spanning frameworks, as a bridgelike portion of certain cranes. 3. Rocketry. a frame consisting of scaffolds on various levels used to erect vertically launched rockets and spacecraft. 4. a framelike stand for supporting […]
[gant] /gænt/ noun 1. a chart depicting progress in relation to time of projects, tasks, schedules, etc. /ɡænt/ noun 1. a chart showing, in horizontal lines, activity planned to take place during specified periods, which are indicated in vertical bands