Definition of cherry picker in English:
1A hydraulic crane with a railed platform at the end for raising and lowering people, for instance to work on overhead cables: we had to use cherry pickers to get the appropriate camera angles
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- The large crane, on Sheer Jetty, went over at just after 10 am today while attempting to lift a cherry picker crane from the carrier's flight deck, which is covered with scaffolding and canvas as the deck is being repainted.
- Prison Service negotiators were hoisted up in a cherry picker platform to talk to the prisoner who came down voluntarily at about 6.30 pm.
- I took a ride on the cherry picker, a crane that lifted me high enough to see most of the county and, frighteningly, Lindy's blouse in the crowd below me.
Definition of cherry picker in:
- US English dictionary
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