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  Definition of Crane
  1. large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world
  2. lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis
  3. United States poet (1899-1932)
  4. United States writer (1871-1900)
  5. stretch (the neck) so as to see better; "The women craned their necks to see the President drive by"
Similar Words: crane, Hart Crane, Harold Hart Crane, Stephen Crane, stretch out

 

Hyponyms: whooping crane, whooper, Grus americana, davit, derrick, transporter

 

Member Meronyms: Gruidae, family Gruidae

 

Derivational Morphology: crane, stretch out

 

Anagrams: nacre

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: lejlek and vinç   Arabic: كركي  
Chinese:   Danish: trane  
Dutch: hijskraan and kraanvogel   Esperanto: gruo  
Estonian: kurg   Finnish: kurki and nostokurki  
French: grue   German: Kran and Kranich  
Greek: (ανυψωτικός) γερανός and γερανός   Hungarian: daru  
Italian: gru   Japanese:  
Korean: 두루미   Latin: grus  
Lithuanian: gervė   Polish: dźwig and żuraw  
Portuguese: grou   Romanian: cocor and macara  
Russian: журавль and кран   Slovak: žeriav  
Slovene: žerjav   Spanish: grúa and grulla  
Swedish: kran and trana   Telugu: కొంగ  
Turkish: turna  
 
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