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Definition of G Americana
G AmericanaCrane Crane (kr[=a]n), n. [AS. cran; akin to D. & LG. craan,
G. kranich, krahn (this in sense 2), Gr. ge`ranos, L. grus,
W. & Armor. garan, OSlav. zerav[i^], Lith. gerve, Icel.
trani, Sw. trana, Dan. trane. [root]24. Cf. Geranium.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A wading bird of the genus Grus, and allied
genera, of various species, having a long, straight bill,
and long legs and neck.
Note: The common European crane is Grus cinerea. The
sand-hill crane (G. Mexicana) and the whooping crane
(G. Americana) are large American species. The
Balearic or crowned crane is Balearica pavonina. The
name is sometimes erroneously applied to the herons and
2. A machine for raising and lowering heavy weights, and,
while holding them suspended, transporting them through a
limited lateral distance. In one form it consists of a
projecting arm or jib of timber or iron, a rotating post
or base, and the necessary tackle, windlass, etc.; -- so
called from a fancied similarity between its arm and the
neck of a crane See Illust. of Derrick.
3. An iron arm with horizontal motion, attached to the side
or back of a fireplace, for supporting kettles, etc., over
4. A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask.
5. (Naut.) A forked post or projecting bracket to support
spars, etc., -- generally used in pairs. See Crotch, 2.
Crane fly (Zo["o]l.), a dipterous insect with long legs, of
the genus Tipula.
Derrick crane. See Derrick.
Gigantic crane. (Zo["o]l.) See Adjutant, n., 3.
Traveling crane, Traveler crane, Traversing crane
(Mach.), a crane mounted on wheels; esp., an overhead
crane consisting of a crab or other hoisting apparatus
traveling on rails or beams fixed overhead, as in a
machine shop or foundry.
Water crane, a kind of hydrant with a long swinging spout,
for filling locomotive tenders, water carts, etc., with
Meaning of G Americana from wikipedia
- Genipa americana
(/ˈdʒɛnɪpə/) is a species
in the family
Rubiaceae. It is native
to the tropical forests
America, as well...
- The whooping crane
) is an endangered crane
for its “whooping” calls. Along
with the sandhill
- Phytolacca americana
, also known
pokeweed, pokeweed, poke sallet, pokeberry, dragonberries, and inkberry, is a poisonous, herbaceous
- Hut, Hardee's, T.G
.I. Friday's, Costa
Garden, Red Lobster, and LongHorn
Steakhouse. Americana currently
- en. Retrieved
2021. BirdLife International
(2020). "Grus americana
". IUCN Red List of Threatened
Species. 2020: e.T22692156A181242855. doi:10...
- Miss Americana
Swift: Miss Americana
) is a 2020 American
do****entary film that follows
singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
and her life...
- Pax Americana
Peace, modeled after
and Pax Britannica; also called
the Long Peace) is a term applied
to the concept
- doi:10.1525/auk.2009.09045. S2CID 85412892. Miller, Alden
H.; Sibley, Charles G
. (1942). "A New Species
from the Pliocene
of California" (PDF). Condor...
as American roots
music) is an amalgam
of American music formed
by the confluence
of the shared
and varied traditions
. carunculata) Red-crowned crane
. ****onensis) Whooping crane
) Common crane
or Eurasian crane
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