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  • as instretch
  • as inextend

synonyms for crane

  • cover
  • develop
  • draw
  • expand
  • fill
  • go
  • grow
  • lengthen
  • open
  • pull
  • reach
  • run
  • span
  • spread
  • strain
  • swell
  • unfold
  • widen
  • amplify
  • bridge
  • distend
  • inflate
  • magnify
  • make
  • overlap
  • pad
  • prolong
  • protract
  • pyramid
  • rack
  • range
  • recline
  • repose
  • tauten
  • tighten
  • unroll
  • branch out
  • burst forth
  • drag out
  • draw out
  • lie out
  • make taut
  • make tense
  • prolongate
  • pull out
  • shoot up
  • spin out
  • spread out
  • spring up
  • string out
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antonyms for crane

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  • abbreviate
  • block
  • cease
  • close
  • compress
  • conceal
  • concentrate
  • contract
  • decrease
  • end
  • exclude
  • halt
  • hide
  • lessen
  • narrow
  • push
  • repel
  • repulse
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • stop
  • curtail
  • deflate
  • maintain
  • keep
  • hold
  • contract
  • finish
  • close
  • lose
  • shrink
  • reduce
  • lower
  • diminish
  • stop
  • end
  • halt
  • abbreviate
  • take back
  • cut
  • condense
  • curtail
  • constrict
  • degrade
  • hide
  • abridge
  • discontinue
  • cease
  • lessen
  • decrease
  • hinder
  • compress
  • restrict
  • narrow
  • shorten
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How to use crane in a sentence

Finally, the craft used rocket thrusters to slow down further and then a system known as a sky crane to lower the rover the final distance to the surface.
NASA ROVER PERSEVERANCE LANDS ON MARS IN MISSION TO SEARCH FOR PAST LIFEJOEL ACHENBACH, SARAH KAPLAN, BEN GUARINOFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The landing came at the end of a cruise through interplanetary space and a dive through the Martian atmosphere, as the rover and its rocket-supported crane shed parachutes, a heat shield, and a lot of speed.
PERSEVERANCE ROVER HAS LANDED SAFELY ON MARSJOHN TIMMERFEBRUARY 18, 2021ARS TECHNICA
As I stood in the middle of piles of paper cranes, stuffed animals and bibles, I knew I wouldn’t soon forget that scene.
SOME OBJECTS WILL REMIND US OF THE PANDEMIC LONG AFTER IT’S OVERTHERESA VARGASFEBRUARY 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Young cranes are inquisitive creatures and will sometimes eat things they should not eat,” the USGS’s Jessica Fitzpatrick wrote to me in an email.
THE NATIONAL ZOO’S WILD NAMING INSPIRATION, FROM BILLY JOEL TO THE GOLDEN GIRLSJOHN KELLYJANUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If a couple prefers donations to a charity, then guests can give to charity, give nothing or give checks made out to the couple — which they can then donate, spend on themselves or fold into cranes.
CAROLYN HAX: IS IT A PROBLEM THAT WE NEVER HAVE ANYTHING TO SAY TO EACH OTHER?CAROLYN HAXJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They were essentially glorified cartoon inner tubes that were held aloft by cranes.
THE MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE HAS ONE STAR THAT ALWAYS RISES TO THE TOPERIK OLSENNOVEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They’re launched by a custom-built crane that’s pointed downwind.
GOOGLE LOON IS NOW BEAMING WIFI DOWN TO EARTH FROM GIANT BALLOONSVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJULY 12, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
A huge string game-bag was slung over his back, and in an antelope's horn or a crane's bill bullets were carried.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
They did so, and Crane looked up at the fat hardware man with eyes that were not quite so contemptuous.
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"Ten thousand eight hundred," Crane's youth bid, desperately.
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