English version

crane in Construction topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcranecrane1 /kreΙͺn/ ●●○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 crane.jpg TBCa large tall machine used by builders for lifting heavy things β†’ hoist2 HBBa tall water bird with very long legs
Examples from the Corpus
craneβ€’ Llangollen Railway staff at work re-railing the breakdown crane and repairing the Permanent Way following the derailment at Glyndyfrdwy.β€’ The Bidston Dock cranes have been a Birkenhead landmark for many years.β€’ Lane blocked: Rush hour traffic in east Middlesbrough was blocked yesterday due to a broken down crane.β€’ A heron or crane had been made out of solid bronze by an artist commissioned by the cultural society.β€’ A little way off, under the clouds, I could see cranes moving.β€’ When the end of the column was over the steel baseplate, the crane operator lowered it slowly into position.