Noun(1) United States writer (1871-1900(2) United States poet (1899-1932(3) a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix(4) lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis(5) large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world
Verb(1) stretch (the neck
(1) The company has brought them from a brewery in the Midlands and installed them using a giant crane .(2) Another barge also had to be hoisted by crane on to a low loader.(3) Instrumental in the success of the project was the tallest freestanding tower crane ever erected in Oklahoma.(4) Questioned about a story point, they say things like, ├ö├ç├┐Oh I'll just use a crane to shoot that scene.├ö├ç├û(5) For the next sequence, the cameraman gets on to the crane for a wide-angle shot.(6) He reluctantly took the controls and tried to operate the crane , which became unbalanced.(7) Is it your sense that these feathered dinosaurs are more closely related, to say the crane or the Dodo bird?(8) It used to be that a crane shot or a super-special camera package was a real rarity.(9) Then the crane swings back and drops its hook down into the hold again.(10) The skies are quiet except for the occasional sandhill crane and its raucous cries.(11) When, in a rare moment, a crane or long shot is employed, the film starts to rumble awake.(12) The camera is constantly moving in graceful curves and crane shots abound.(13) The assembly room is also equipped with a mobile crane capable of lifting 3200 kg.(14) From somewhere above, a man seated on a crane swung into the staging area.(15) A thousand heads crane forward just for a glimpse of the man.(16) With the gantry crane on site, the new turbine is being unloaded and moved to its foundation.
(1) tower crane :: toring kraan
1. derrick ::
2. winch ::
3. hoist ::
4. davit ::
5. windlass ::
6. block and tackle ::
blok en tackle
7. stretch out ::
Different Formscrane, craned, cranes, craning
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