cable-crane

cable crane

noun
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cableway

[key-buhl-wey]
noun
a system for hoisting and hauling bulk materials, consisting of a cable or pair of cables suspended between two towers, on which travels a carriage from which a bucket is suspended: used in heavy construction work, in storage plants, etc.
Also called cable crane.


Origin:
1895–1900; cable + way

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cableway (ˈkeɪbəlˌweɪ)
 
n
a system for moving people or bulk materials in which suspended cars, buckets, etc, run on cables that extend between terminal towers

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