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luff' tack"le



Naut.
a tackle having a double block and a single block, giving a mechanical advantage of three or four, neglecting friction, depending on which is the standing and which is the running block. See diag. under tackle.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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