What is another word for cranes?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈe͡ɪnz] (IPA)

Cranes are heavy lifting machines used in construction sites to lift heavy objects. There are several synonyms for the word "cranes" which include lifting equipment, hoists, davits, winches, and jibs. Lifting equipment refers to a broad category of machines such as cranes, hoists, and winches, used for lifting heavy objects for vertical transport. Hoists are machines that lift heavy objects from one place to another, and davits are cranes with a small arm or boom used mainly for boats. Winches are used for hauling heavy objects like vehicles or boats, while the jib is a type of crane with a horizontal arm that moves in a circular motion.

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What are the paraphrases for Cranes?

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What are the hypernyms for Cranes?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Vehicles, machines, lifting equipment, machines of burden, overhead hoisting equipment.

Usage examples for Cranes

On the canal banks, storks and cranes gravely stalked.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Now we pass a regular regiment of birds I do not know-cranes, I think-some four feet high, the colour of oyster catchers, long red bills and legs, and black and white plumage.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
In rushed the wind whistling from the sea, and all down the way by which little Duke Jarl had come; like the wings of cranes flying homewards in spring, so it whistled when old Jarl drew in his breath.
"Moonshine & Clover"
Laurence Housman

Famous quotes with Cranes

  • If only I could find a guy who wasn't in his 70s to talk to me about white cranes, I'd be madly in love.
    Leelee Sobieski
  • I don't really want to be doing high budget, where they've got cranes and everything. That just sounds boring, having to do the same thing over and over again.
    Rider Strong
  • Looking at the folded cranes which Sadako made innocently on her bed, I almost cried my heart out thinking of Sadako’s feelings.
    Fujiko Sasaki
  • cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They're icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings.
    Mitchell Burgess
  • [A] is … an exception to the principle that all design, and apparent design, is ultimately the result of mindless, motiveless mechanicity. A , in contrast, is a subprocess or special feature of a design process that can be demonstrated to permit the local speeding up of the basic, slow process of natural selection, that can be demonstrated to be itself the predictable (or retroactively explicable) product of the basic process. … [T]he physicist Steven Weinberg, in (1992) … distinguishes between uncompromising reductionism (a bad thing) and compromising reductionism (which he ringingly endorses). Here is my own version. We must distinguish reductionism, which is in general a good thing, from , which is not. The difference, in the context of Darwin's theory, is simple: greedy reductionists think that everything can be explained without cranes; good reductionists think that everything can be explained without skyhooks.
    Daniel Dennett

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