Keywords: hoist

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. A machine for lifting heavy things. English = hoist

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To lift something by ropes and pulleys. English = hoist


1. The signer in the video is giving an Auslan explanation of the English term HOIST. There appears to be no commonly used Auslan sign for HOIST (but some signers represent this visually using depicting signs, once they have established the topic). If you know a sign for HOIST used by you or other Auslan users (deaf people or interpreters) please go to "Report missing sign" and supply details. Thank you.