taglia (plural taglias)
- (engineering, obsolete) A particular system of fixed and movable pulleys; a tackle with a set of sheaves in a fixed block and another set in a movable block to which the weight is attached.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of William Thomas Brande to this entry?)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for taglia in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
taglia f (plural taglie)