gin pole


gin pole
A long, supporting pole used during the erection of a mast or pylon.

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  • Pry pole — Pry Pry, n. [Corrupted fr. prize a lever. See {Prize}, n.] A lever; also, leverage. [Local, U. S. & Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Pry pole}, the pole which forms the prop of a hoisting gin, and stands facing the windlass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transmission tower — A delta pylon carrying a 400kV power line towards Madrid. A transmission tower (colloquially termed an electricity pylon in the United Kingdom and parts of Europe, an ironman in Australia, and a hydro tower in parts of Canada) is a tall structure …   Wikipedia

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  • Electricity pylon — An electricity pylon or transmission tower is a tall, usually steel lattice structure used to support overhead electricity conductors for electric power transmission.High voltage AC transmission towersThree phase electric power systems are used… …   Wikipedia


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