Meaning of CRANE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ kreɪn ]
( cranes, craning, craned)
A crane is a large machine that moves heavy things by lifting them in the air.
The little prefabricated hut was lifted away by a huge crane.
A crane is a kind of large bird with a long neck and long legs.
If you crane your neck or head, you stretch your neck in a particular direction in order to see or hear something better.
She craned her neck to get a better view...
Children craned to get close to him...
She craned forward to look at me.
VERB : V n , V to-inf , V adv / prep
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006