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Definitions of CRANE
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By Princeton University
A machine for raising and lowering heavy weights, and, while holding them suspended, transporting them through a limited lateral distance. In one form it consists of a projecting arm or jib of timber or iron, a rotating post or base, and the necessary tackle, windlass, etc.; -- so called from a fancied similarity between its arm and the neck of a crane See Illust. of Derrick.
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By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Robley Dunglison
n. [Anglo-Saxon] [Greek] [Latin] A wading bird, having a long straight bill, and long legs and neck; —a machine for raising, lowering, and moving heavy weights—so called from a fancied similarity between its arm and the neck of a crane; —an iron bar turning on a vertical axis, in a fireplace, for supporting kettles, &c., over a fire; —a siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask; —a piece of wood or iron formed with two arms, used, in pairs, to stow spare spars in.