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crane

large, gray, brown and white, long-legged, long-necked birds, with a loud raucous call. Includes Ballearica spp. (e.g. B. pavonina, the eastern crowned crane), grus, Bugeranus spp. and Anthropoides spp. (e.g. A. virgo, the desmoiselle crane).
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Copenhagen Malm Port (CMP) purchased the eco-efficient electric four-rope grab cranes during the first half of 2017 as part of a long-term investment in port infrastructure.
The unit, which Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) ordered with an optional front door, is working in tandem with grab cranes to stockpile materials for transportation.
In addition Emirates Trading Agency based in Dubai ordered four heavy duty grab cranes for each of two panamax transloading stations.
His uncle placed one of his large hands on the top of his head, held him like one of those grab cranes people try to lift out prizes with at the fair, and tilted his head, making him look up.