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1 : A measure for fresh herrings, -- as many as will fill a barrel.

2 : A wading bird of the genus Grus, and allied genera, of various species, having a long, straight bill, and long legs and neck.

3 : 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.

4 : An iron arm with horizontal motion, attached to the side or back of a fireplace, for supporting kettles, etc., over a fire.

5 : A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask.

6 : A forked post or projecting bracket to support spars, etc., -- generally used in pairs. See Crotch, 2.

7 : of Crane

8 : To cause to rise; to raise or lift, as by a crane; -- with up.

9 : To stretch, as a crane stretches its neck; as, to crane the neck disdainfully.

10 : to reach forward with head and neck, in order to see better; as, a hunter cranes forward before taking a leap.

11 : The geranium; -- so named from the long axis of the fruit, which resembles the beak of a crane.

12 : A pair of long-beaked forceps.

13 : The cavity in the skull in which the parts of the internal ear are lodged.

14 : A goose-neck apparatus for supplying water from an elevated tank, as to the tender of a locomotive.

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1 : Crane

n.

A measure for fresh herrings, -- as many as will fill a barrel.

2 : Crane

n.

A wading bird of the genus Grus, and allied genera, of various species, having a long, straight bill, and long legs and neck.

3 : Crane

n.

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.

4 : Crane

n.

An iron arm with horizontal motion, attached to the side or back of a fireplace, for supporting kettles, etc., over a fire.

5 : Crane

n.

A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask.

6 : Crane

n.

A forked post or projecting bracket to support spars, etc., -- generally used in pairs. See Crotch, 2.

7 : Craned

imp. & p. p.

of Crane

8 : Crane

v. t.

To cause to rise; to raise or lift, as by a crane; -- with up.

9 : Crane

v. t.

To stretch, as a crane stretches its neck; as, to crane the neck disdainfully.

10 : Crane

v. i.

to reach forward with head and neck, in order to see better; as, a hunter cranes forward before taking a leap.

11 : Crane's-bill

n.

The geranium; -- so named from the long axis of the fruit, which resembles the beak of a crane.

12 : Crane's-bill

n.

A pair of long-beaked forceps.

13 : Otocrane

n.

The cavity in the skull in which the parts of the internal ear are lodged.

14 : Water crane

A goose-neck apparatus for supplying water from an elevated tank, as to the tender of a locomotive.

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From Wikipedia

Crane or cranes may refer to:

  • Crane (bird), a large, long-necked bird
    • Thousand origami cranes, paper crane, an origami version of this bird
  • Crane (machine), industrial machinery for lifting
    • Crane (rail), a crane suited for use on railroads
    • Container crane, a machine for lifting intermodal containers

From Wiktionary

See also: Crane, crâne, and crâné

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
      • 1.3.1 Hyponyms
      • 1.3.2 Derived terms
      • 1.3.3 Related terms
      • 1.3.4 Translations
      • 1.3.5 See also
    • 1.4 Verb
      • 1.4.1 Translations
    • 1.5 Anagrams
  • 2 Lojban
    • 2.1 Etymology
    • 2.2 Pronunciation
    • 2.3 Gismu
      • 2.3.1 Related terms

English[edit]

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A crane (bird).
A crane (mechanical).

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English cran, from Old English cran (crane), from Proto-Germanic *kranô (crane), from Proto-Indo-European *gerh₂- (to cry hoarsely). Cognate with Scots cran (crane), Dutch kraan (crane), German Kran (crane).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɹeɪn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪn

Noun[edit]

crane (plural cranes)

  1. Any bird of the family Gruidae, large birds with long legs and a long neck which is extended during flight.
    • 1876, "Burmah" in the Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., Vol. IV, p. 552:
      Aquatic birds of various kinds are very numerous, such as geese, darters (Flotus melanogaster), scissor-bills (Rhynchops nigra), adjutants (Leptoptilos argala), pelicans, cormorants, cranes (Grus antigone, in Burmese gyoja), whimbrels, plovers, and ibises.
  2. (US, dialect) Ardea herodias, the great blue heron.
  3. A mechanical lifting machine or device, often used for lifting heavy loads for industrial or construction purposes.
  4. An iron arm with horizontal motion, attached to the side or back of a fireplace for supporting kettles etc. over the fire.
  5. A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask.
  6. (nautical) A forked post or projecting bracket to support spars, etc.; generally used in pairs.

Hyponyms[edit]

  • Commons-logo.svg Gruidae on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • cranberry, via Low German Kraan (crane)

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • egret
  • heron
  • stork

Verb[edit]

crane (third-person singular simple present cranes, present participle craning, simple past and past participle craned)

  1. (transitive) To extend (one's neck).
    (Can we find and add a quotation of George Eliot to this entry?)
  2. (transitive) To raise or lower with, or as if with, a crane.
    • Bates
      What engines, what instruments are used in craning up a soul, sunk below the centre, to the highest heavens.
    • Massinger
      an upstart craned up to the height he has

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

  • Caren, Cerna, Rance, caner, caren, nacre, nacré, rance, recan

Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

  • Chinese: cian (qián)
  • English: frant — front
  • Hindi: samneसामने (sāmne)
  • Spanish: frent — frente

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃrane/

Gismu[edit]

crane (rafsi cra)

  1. anterior; x1 is anterior/ahead/forward/(in/on) the front of x2 which faces/in-frame-of-reference x3

Related terms[edit]

  • sefta
  • flira
  • trixe
  • mlana
  • pritu
  • zunle