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dragline

  

      n  
1       another word for       dragrope       2  
2      (Also called)    dragline crane, dragline excavator   a power shovel that operates by being dragged by cables at the end of an arm or jib: used for quarrying, opencast mining, etc.  


walking dragline  
      n   a very large-capacity dragline mounted on feet or pads instead of tracks  
   See       dragline       2  
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dragrope  
      n  
1    a rope used to drag military equipment, esp. artillery  
2      (Also called)    dragline, guide rope          a rope trailing from a balloon or airship for mooring or braking purposes  


dragline         
      n  
1       another word for       dragrope       2  
2      (Also called)    dragline crane, dragline excavator   a power shovel that operates by being dragged by cables at the end of an arm or jib: used for quarrying, opencast mining, etc.  
walking dragline  
      n   a very large-capacity dragline mounted on feet or pads instead of tracks  
   See        dragline              2  

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