- v. present participle of winch.
“Combining a long weekend of camping, caravanning and muddy entertainment, the LANDROVERmax! event at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, will include a parade of classic Land Rovers as well as demonstrations of skills such as winching and off-roading as well as stunt driving.”
“* Place wheel blocks behind the tires when winching vehicle up an incline.”
“They were attaching it to the crane used to move drill pipe, winching it down through the drill shaft to some lower point on the rig.”
“Happily the only sign of an oppressive regime indoors is the one featuring the house rules, stating "No football shirts, no bams and no winching at the bar" for those unfamiliar with Glasgow slang, bams are undesirable-types and winching means snogging.”
“Notice also the short pine trees, they may be short but they have a strong root system for winching out!”
“Choose wisely, as winching can generate extreme mechanical forces; if the anchor breaks free -- well, to put it in the vernacular, all hell will break loose.”
“Course he says he only got it for $400 so he ain't gonna be out that much if it falls through, Aside from the cost of winching it out, that is.”
“If he'd had to kneel to anyone, he might have needed winching up afterwards.”
“According to Israeli military accounts, commandos boarded the Rachel Corrie – named after an activist crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza in 2003 – from naval vessels alongside rather than winching troops from helicopters as happened in Monday's operation.”
“Kiefer's art is ferociously physical and tactile: he creates as if in some industrial forge? burning, smelting, winching up machinery, painting, smearing and often smashing.”
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