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a type of crane used for lifting things onto and off ships
the long arm of a crane used in building
a piece of equipment used for lifting heavy things. It uses a motor to wind a rope or chain around a large round cylinder.
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employmentBuzzWord Article
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