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Meaning of "wrecking crane" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRECKING CRANE

wrecking crane  [ˈrekɪŋ kreɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRECKING CRANE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrecking crane is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WRECKING CRANE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wrecking crane in the English dictionary

The definition of wrecking crane in the dictionary is a crane used in demolishing something.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRECKING CRANE


Bahrain
bɑːˈreɪn
Bahrein
bɑːˈreɪn
brain
breɪn
Carpatho-Ukraine
kɑːˈpeɪθəʊjuːˈkreɪn
crane
kreɪn
drain
dreɪn
drivetrain
ˈdraɪvˌtreɪn
grain
ɡreɪn
Lorraine
lɒˈreɪn
membrane
ˈmɛmbreɪn
migraine
ˈmiːɡreɪn
powertrain
ˈpaʊərˌtreɪn
rain
reɪn
refrain
rɪˈfreɪn
reign
reɪn
rein
reɪn
strain
streɪn
terrain
təˈreɪn
train
treɪn
Ukraine
juːˈkreɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRECKING CRANE

wreathy
wreck
wreckage
wrecked
wrecker
wreckfish
wreckful
wrecking
wrecking ball
wrecking bar
wreckmaster
Wrekin
wren
wrench
wrencher
wrenchingly
wrest
wrest pin
wrest plank
wrester

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRECKING CRANE

Australian crane
basilar membrane
borane
cell membrane
Coltrane
deck crane
demoiselle crane
dragline crane
intermembrane
methoxyflurane
mucous membrane
nictitating membrane
Numidian crane
plasma membrane
terrane
Tourane
tower crane
transmembrane
tympanic membrane
whooping crane

Synonyms and antonyms of wrecking crane in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wrecking crane» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRECKING CRANE

Find out the translation of wrecking crane to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wrecking crane from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wrecking crane» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

救援起重机
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

grúa de demolición
570 millions of speakers

English

wrecking crane
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wrecking क्रेन
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

تدمير رافعة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вредительство кран
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

destruindo guindaste
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Wrecking কপিকল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

grue de démolition
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Merangkak kren
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Abrisskran
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

レッキングクレーン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

난파 크레인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wrecking crane
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phá hoại cần cẩu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிரேன் வீசி எறிந்தது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रेन क्रॅक करणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yıkım vinci
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

distruggendo gru
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

burzenie żurawia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шкідництво кран
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

demolari macara
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καταστρέψει γερανό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

redding kraan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

haverera kran
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wrecking kran
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrecking crane

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRECKING CRANE»

The term «wrecking crane» is used very little and occupies the 192.254 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRECKING CRANE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wrecking crane

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRECKING CRANE»

Discover the use of wrecking crane in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrecking crane and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Popular Mechanics
Powerful Railroad Wrecking Crane Which Has Radius of 40 Feet Crane in Operating Position traveling with a train. These requirements were solved by arranging the crane with a large portable balance weight at the tail end. This weight can ...
2
Popular Science
The frames of junked autos provide most of the material for this light wrecking crane, designed for garage use This seal on a radio, tool or oil burner advertisement signifies the approval of the INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS. See SARGENT ...
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Popular Mechanics
LARGEST WRECKING CRANE HAS 150-TON CAPACITY What Is ClaimecTby its makers to be the largest wrecking crane ever built is manufactured in America and duplicates of it are in use on several of the leading American railways.
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Railway Wonders of the World
This articulated wrecking crane, of 5 feet 6 inch gauge, is able to lift 20 tons at a radius of 19 feet. In working order the weight of the crane alone is about 65 tons; complete with bogies approximately 78 tons. Although designed essentially for ...
Frederick A. Talbot, 2012
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Popular Mechanics
The Wrecking Crane About to Swing One of the Autos Clear and Lower It to the Ground: Using This Method, 48 Automobiles were Unloaded in Four Hours, While without the Use of the Crane, It would have Taken a Large Crew of Men Several ...
6
Popular Mechanics
When the Railroad Wrecking Crane Helped a Boat; Lifting Craft from Reservoir to Stream Below for an Emergency Trip to Pipe Lines during a Flood in Louisiana Railroad Track-Inspection Auto on German Lines; Car ;d of Fifty Miles an Hour ...
7
1990 census of population and housing: Classified index of ...
... operator— 420 Tractor-crane operator Whirley operator Wrecking-crane engineman Yard craneman 853 EXCAVATING AND LOADING MACHINE OPERATORS Aerial-tram operator— 040,041,050 Air-shovel operator Back- digger operator ...
United States. Bureau of the Census, 1992
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Popular Mechanics
SIGNAL TOWER MOVED INTACT WITH WRECKING CRANE RATHER than dismantle a signal tower which was to be moved to a new location on the Santa Fe Railroad, the engineers decided to convey the entire structure and foundation by ...
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Popular Mechanics
A Discouraging Problem: The Locomotive on Its Side on the River Bank, after a 20-Foot Downhill Plunge, and No Wrecking Crane Available But when no such equipment is available, and the work must be done quickly, opportunity is given for ...
10
Classified index of occupations: Fifteenth census of the ...
... or vessel Wrecking crane engineman Yard craneman 11 Ind Engravers: Blocker, photo-engraving Brass chaser, (any) Chaser, brass or bronze Chaser, chandelier factory or works Engraver, (except lithograph and in marble or stone yard) ...
United States. Bureau of the Census, Alba M. Edwards, Leon Edgar Truesdell, 1930

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRECKING CRANE»

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Wrecking crew makes way for Rib Crib and Rose District entry in BA
A wrecking crane arrives to tear down a gas station at the corner of 71st and Main streets in Broken Arrow last week. The demolition will make way for the ... «Tulsa World, Jul 15»

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