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crane

noun [C]  /kreɪn/ us  

crane noun [C] (MACHINE)

a large machine with a long, movable part to which is fixed cables (= strong wires) for lifting and moving heavy objects

crane noun [C] (BIRD)

a large water bird with long, thin legs and a long neck

crane

verb [I/T]  /kreɪn/ us  

crane verb [I/T] (STRETCH)

to stretch in order to look at something: [I/T] We were all craning (our necks) to get a glimpse of the movie star.
Translations of “crane”
in Korean 기중기, 크레인…
in Arabic رافِعة…
in French grue…
in Turkish vinç, turna…
in Italian gru…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機器, 起重機,吊車…
in Russian подъемный кран, журавль…
in Polish dźwig, żuraw…
in Spanish grúa…
in Portuguese guindaste…
in German der Kran…
in Catalan grua…
in Japanese クレーン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机器, 起重机,吊车…
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