German translation of 'winch'
Example Sentences Including 'winch'
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In a few hours, she was a total wreck, but all her crew were winched to safety by the coastguard.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Finally a German military helicopter arrived and winched the three men to safety.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Fire crews finally winched the car to safety.The Sun (2008)
He had plunged more than 200ft over a cliff and had to be winched up by helicopter before being flown to hospital in nearby Grenoble.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He was winched out by helicopter and flown to hospital.The Sun (2013)
One adult was winched ashore by helicopter and the other two were brought in by lifeboats.The Sun (2014)
TWO divers had to be winched aboard a helicopter and flown ashore suffering from the bends.The Sun (2012)
The car was winched back up but was a write-off.The Sun (2008)
The helicopter arrived and winched us and Nino up to safety.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The helicopter winched him up on a stretcher.The Sun (2010)
The last of the crew were winched off early on Friday after the ship ran aground near Blackpool.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Three British warships training nearby joined the hunt and a rescue helicopter winched him on board.The Sun (2008)
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British English: winch NOUN
A winch is a machine which is used to lift heavy objects or people who need to be rescued. It consists of a drum around which a rope or chain is wound.
British English: winch VERB
If you winch an object or person somewhere, you lift or lower them using a winch.
He would attach a cable around the chassis of the car and winch it up on to the canal bank.
Translation of winch from the Collins English to German Dictionary