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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. hoist: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  2. hoist: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  3. hoist: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. hoist: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  5. hoist: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  6. Hoist (album), Hoist (device), Hoist (flag), Hoist (mining), Hoist (motion), Hoist: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  7. Hoist: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  8. hoist: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  9. hoist: Rhymezone [home, info]
  10. Hoist: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  11. hoist: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Hoist: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  13. hoist: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  14. hoist: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  15. hoist: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  16. hoist: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  17. hoist: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  18. hoist: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  19. hoist: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  20. hoist: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  21. hoist: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  22. hoist: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  23. hoist, hoist: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Hoist, hoist: Wordnik [home, info]
  25. hoist: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  26. hoist: Wiktionary [home, info]
  27. hoist: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  28. hoist: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. hoist: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  30. Hoist: Dictionary.com [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. HOIST: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]
  2. HOIST: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hoist: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Hoist (device), hoist: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hoist: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Hoist: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Hoist: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. Hoist: Glossary of Coal Mining Terms [home, info]
  3. hoist, hoist: Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool [home, info]
  4. hoist: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  5. Hoist: Latitude Mexico [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (hoist)

noun:  lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
verb:  raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help ("Hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car")
verb:  raise ("Hoist the flags")
verb:  move from one place to another by lifting ("They hoisted the patient onto the operating table")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #56670)

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Phrases that include hoist:   air hoist, hoist with one's own petard, hoist by ones own petard, hoist a flag sail, hoist frame, more...

Words similar to hoist:   lift, hoisted, hoister, hoisting, wind, davit, elevate, raise, run up, more...

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