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  • noun Plural form of dragline.

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Examples

  • In more recent years, iron behemoths called draglines - first steam-powered ones and later the electric ones - roamed the landscape.

    Local News from The Lakeland Ledger

  • In more recent years, iron behemoths called draglines - first steam-powered ones and later the electric ones - roamed the landscape.

    Local News from The Lakeland Ledger

  • Seven-million-pound " draglines " create vast open-pit mines by digging often 50 feet or deeper with 300-foot-long booms and shovels large enough to cradle trucks.

    Miners Dig In for a Fight

  • Finally enormous excavating machines called "draglines" move in to cast the rubble aside and expose the coal.

    Daily Kos

  • The Silkship glided in, and the three spider-folk dropped from the gondola, spinning draglines behind them and gripping the freshly spun mooring lines with their forelegs.

    DRAGON GAMES

  • They pulled their draglines after them and devoured the silk.

    DRAGON GAMES

  • "Three of the mine's four draglines have been idled awaiting access to the new reserves in Hardee County, and output from the single remaining dragline cannot economically support the operating costs of the mine."

    Mosaic Warns That Suit May Lead to Closing Mine

  • The Silkship glided in, and the three spider-folk dropped from the gondola, spinning draglines behind them and gripping the freshly spun mooring lines with their forelegs.

    DRAGON GAMES

  • Kaiser and Morrison always thought of a job in terms of draglines and steam shovels.

    Colossus

  • They pulled their draglines after them and devoured the silk.

    DRAGON GAMES

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