POLYSPASTON

, in Mechanics, a machine so called by Vitruvius, consisting of an assemblage of several pullies, used for raising heavy weights.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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POLYGRAM
POLYHEDRON
POLYNOMIAL
POLYOPTRUM
POLYSCOPE
* POLYSPASTON
PONTON
PORES
PORIME
PORISM
PORTA (John Baptista)