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monument Word or Phrase:MOVING QUAY CRANE *  
Definition:A crane mounted on wheels and/or rails, used for the unloading of ships' cargoes.

monument Word or Phrase:FIXED QUAY CRANE *  
Definition:A crane fixed to a quay, used for the unloading of ships cargoes.

monument Word or Phrase:QUAY CRANE *  
Definition:A crane located on a quayside used for the loading and unloading of goods and materials to and from vessels.

monument Word or Phrase:QUAY *  
Definition:An artificial paved bank or solid landing place built parallel to, or projecting out from, the shoreline to serve in the loading and unloading of vessels.

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