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main capstan - перевод на русский

Capston; Capstan effect; Capstan (disambiguation)

main capstan      
большой шпиль
1) лентопротяжный механизм
2) ведущий вал лентопротяжного механизма


·noun A vertical cleated drum or cylinder, revolving on an upright spindle, and surmounted by a drumhead with sockets for bars or levers. It is much used, especially on shipboard, for moving or raising heavy weights or exerting great power by traction upon a rope or cable, passing around the drum. It is operated either by steam power or by a number of men walking around the capstan, each pushing on the end of a lever fixed in its socket.



Capstan may refer to:

  • Capstan (band), an American post-hardcore band
  • Capstan (cigarette), a brand of British cigarette
  • Capstan (nautical), a rotating machine used to control or apply force to another element
  • Capstan (tape recorder), rotating spindles used to move recording tape through the mechanism of a tape recorder
  • Capstan equation, formula to describe hold-force in relation to load-force for flexible lines around a cylinder
  • Horse capstan, a device similar to a windlass used in mining; also called a whim
  • Slingsby Capstan, a British two-seat glider of the 1960s
  • Capstan (software), audio restoration program by Celemony which eliminates wow and flutter