tower crane

noun

a rotatable cantilever jib on top of a steelwork tower used on building sites where the operator needs to command a good view of the site

Nearby words

  1. toweling,
  2. towelling,
  3. tower,
  4. tower block,
  5. tower bolt,
  6. tower hamlets,
  7. tower of babel,
  8. tower of london,
  9. tower of silence,
  10. tower of strength

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