cherry picker

(redirected from bucket truck)
Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Wikipedia.

cherry picker

[′cher·ē ‚pik·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A crane used to remove the aerospace capsule containing astronauts from the top of the rocket in the event of a malfunction.
(mechanical engineering)
Any of several small traveling cranes, especially one used to hoist a passenger on the end of a boom.
(mining engineering)
A small hoist used to facilitate car changing near the loader in a mine tunnel.

cherry picker

A machine for lifting men or materials on a platform at the end of an extendable boom; usually mounted on a carrier with wheels to provide mobility.
References in periodicals archive ?
The first responder told us, 'One of your people is stuck in a bucket truck.
Gary Kellaher, superintendent of the Rutland Department of Public Works, said the price of the bucket truck is $188,675, which would be "fully funded by the CIC grant,'' if it is approved.
So why are we telling you about our bucket truck experience?
The nurseryman and the host rode a bucket truck about 60 feet in the air to collect seeds from a historic tulip poplar planted by George Washington.
DALLAS -- Oncor is adding two new hybrid-powered bucket trucks to its fleet, coinciding with the launch of a new Web site, www.
25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Terex Utilities and Utility Fleet Sales & Rental, a national, independent utility equipment provider headquartered in Bryan, TX, have teamed up to offer customers greater access to Terex bucket trucks and digger derricks in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
The driver of the bucket truck, Ronald Manthe, 26, of Marlboro, and the driver and passenger of a tractor truck sustained minor injuries, Berlin Police Officer David Goulding said.
PECO recently announced it has been awarded a federal Clean Cities grant for more than $83,000 to support the production and testing of a prototype hybrid bucket truck in the Philadelphia region.
Tom Lapp, an Edison troubleshooter, was working swing shift that day and had just come on duty when he heard the call over his radio and rushed over with his bucket truck - a truck fitted with a long arm with a bucket-shape carrier for technicians mounted at the end.
Adams Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, will be the first utility in the United States to own and operate a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) bucket truck.
Rental Of A Bucket Truck W/ Material Handler Per The Following Parameters: 1) 95ft Working Height 2) Truck Preferably 2006 Or Older 3) Altec A77t-E93 Boom 4) Freightliner Chassis 5) Alison Transmission 6) Isl Cummins Engine With Less Than 5000 Hours Or 100,000 Miles And All Maintenance Records.
Exelon Corporation unit Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) recently announced the addition of a new hybrid electric bucket truck, manufactured by Warrenville, IL-based International Truck and Engine Corporation and Cleveland, OH-based Eaton Corporation, as well as 50 new Ford Escape Hybrids to the company fleet.