cherry picker

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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.
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Neither one of them had a two-man bucket truck so Garvin remained on the ground and used his truck's ground controls to maneuver the bucket beneath Helms while Bryant was inside his bucket, using the upper controls to reach Helms and give him instructions on what they were going to do.
He said the bucket truck "comes with training,'' and a regional forestry trailer equipped with a chipper is already available.
Time is of the essence when you are in a bucket truck. Everything revolves around how fast you can do something and the minimum number of trips you need to make it back down to the earth.
Officers found the bucket truck rolled over on its side and a damaged upright tractor truck without a trailer.
ComEd said it plans to place the hybrid bucket truck at the company's Chicago North Office later this year.
Tenders are invited for The purchase of a 2011 Ford F550 6.7L Bucket Truck - Boom Truck.
Brevard County Purchasing Services, on behalf of the Public Works Department, is soliciting bids from qualified contractors to provide two (2) Telescopic Articulating Aerial Platform Lift (herein referred to as Bucket Truck) for use at 580 Manor Dr., Merritt Island, FL 32952.
Tenders are invited for Meter Department 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.
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The City of Clinton is requesting sealed proposals from qualified vendors for providing one Bucket Truck 55 Material Handler for use by the Department of Public Works.