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cherry picker[′cher·ē ‚pik·ər]
A crane used to remove the aerospace capsule containing astronauts from the top of the rocket in the event of a malfunction.
Any of several small traveling cranes, especially one used to hoist a passenger on the end of a boom.
A small hoist used to facilitate car changing near the loader in a mine tunnel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.