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crawler

[′krȯ·lər]
(mechanical engineering)
One of a pair of an endless chain of plates driven by sprockets and used instead of wheels by certain power shovels, tractors, bulldozers, drilling machines, and such, as a means of propulsion.
Any machine mounted on such tracks.

crawler

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Crawler excavators are becoming increasingly popular in construction and mining sites.
For this jobsite the Liebherr crawler crane was fitted with a 35 m main boom and a 35 m jib.
Oliver continued to build crawler tractors until 1965, but plenty remain in use today.
In addition to acquiring the core fleet of crawler cranes, Maxim Crane Works has acquired additional branch facilities in Alabaster, AL; Kansas City, KS; Arcola, TX; Tampa, FL; and the Seattle, WA area.
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