1. A rope sling for rolling cylindrical objects up or down an inclined plane.
2. A sling for raising or lowering an object vertically.
tr.v. par·buck·led, par·buck·ling, par·buck·les
To raise or lower with such a sling.
To see the concept adapted for the Costa Concordia, click on this link:
then click on each sketch for more information. There’s even something about the environmental issues.
Keep your fingers crossed!!
Dr Terry Lilley