Definition of HOIST

noun : HOIST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects ;

verb : HOIST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car" ;

  • 2. (

    ) move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table" ;


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