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Meaning of crane

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

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

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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