Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hoist /hɔist/
  • danh từ
    • sự kéo lên; sự nhấc bổng lên (bằng cần trục...)
    • thang máy
    • (kỹ thuật) cần trục; tời)
    • ngoại động từ
      • kéo (cờ) lên; nhấc bổng lên (bằng cần trục, tời...)
        • to hoist a flag: kéo cờ lên
        • to hoist a sail: kéo buồm lên
    • động tính từ quá khứ
      • to be hoist with one's own petard gậy ông đập lưng ông; tự mình lại mắc vào cạm bẫy của chính mình
    Concise Dictionary
    +lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
    +raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    +move from one place to another by lifting

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 lift (up), elevate, raise, heave, uplift, winch:
    The lifeboat with the survivors aboard is now being hoisted onto the rescue vessel.
    2 crane, lift, elevator, davit, winch, tackle:
    The cable of the hoist broke, and the container dropped onto the pier.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb [VN] [usually +adv./prep.] to raise or pull sth up to a higher position, often using ropes or special equipment: He hoisted himself onto a high stool. + The cargo was hoisted aboard by crane. + to hoist a flag / sail
    Idioms: be hoist / hoisted by / with your own petard (BrE) to be hurt or to have problems as a result of your own plans to hurt or trick others
    + noun
    a piece of equipment used for lifting heavy things, or for lifting people who cannot stand or walk

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