Crane

What is Crane ?

Crane is (noun) 1. a tall metal piece of equipment for lifting heavy weights The container slipped as the crane was lifting it onto the ship. They had to hire a crane to get the piano into the upstairs room. 2. a large bird with long legs(verb) to crane your neck to stretch your neck He craned his neck to try to see the procession.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level