Definition: lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
Definition: A hoisting device, such as pulley or crane.
Definition: raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
Definition: move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"
Definition: To raise; to lift; to elevate (especially, to raise or lift to a desired elevation, by means of tackle or pulley, said of a sail, a flag, a heavy package or weight).