Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crane placed on a portable tower and used in the construction of buildings to dispense with scaffolding.

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Examples

  • A federal agency hit three construction firms with penalties totaling $313,500 on Monday for alleged safety violations leading to a tower-crane collapse that killed seven people last March.

    The Seattle Times

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