noun (plural gantries)
- 1A bridge-like overhead structure with a platform supporting equipment such as a crane, signals, or cameras: the TV cameras on gantries alongside the 17th and 18th holes [as modifier]: a gantry craneMore example sentences
- The massive stanchions that had supported the crane gantry rails in the past now support the new steel-framed structures.
- With the gantry crane on site, the new turbine is being unloaded and moved to its foundation.
- The productivity of the terminal is expected to go up substantially once the gantry cranes are refitted by the fourth quarter of 2005.
- 1.1A tall framework supporting a space rocket prior to launching: an elevator took them up the gantry and inside the shipMore example sentences
- It will also be integrated and assembled in the mobile gantry on the launch pad and not in a final assembly building.
- The shuttle launch gantry is equipped with seven 1,200-foot-long sliding wires, each attached to a basket similar to those used for hot-air ballooning.
- Surface wind at the time of the rollback of the gantry surrounding the Boeing Delta II launch vehicle was as high as 36 knots.
- 2(In a bar) a structure containing inverted bottles and fitted with optics for serving measures.More example sentences
- They found a working bar complete with a stock of alcohol, a spirits gantry, bar stools and mats, neon lights and even a one-armed bandit machine.
More definitions of gantryDefinition of gantry in:
- The US English dictionary