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davit

a cranelike device, usually one of a pair, fitted with a tackle for suspending or lowering equipment, esp a lifeboat

davit

[′dav·ət]
(naval architecture)
A fixed or movable shipboard crane projecting over the side or over a hatchway, which hoists and lowers boats, anchors, or cargo.

davit

A movable crane, 1 that projects over the side of a building.
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The tensioner fell from the davit, hitting the ship's security officer in the thigh and causing a minor injury.
TyFLyS (CyHAN)- Georgian Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Davit Shavliashvili met with the representatives of the European Investment Bank (EIB).
As Davit Mustafa, developer of “Super Felix” franchise, explains, “Super Felix was an application that came while I was outdoors trying to generate a new idea for an app.
The delegation of Armenia's Defence Ministry, headed by the First Deputy Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan, attended at the
Sale held firm for the first 30 minutes on the Cote D'Azur but they were cannon fodder after that as Jean-Charles Orioli, Freddie Michalak - who started ahead of Jonny Wilkinson - Joe van Niekerk (two), Davit Kubriashvili, Rudi Wolf and David Smith joined the Armitage boys on the scoreboard.
Artur Taymazov of Uzbekistan won his third successive Olympic gold in the 120-kilogram freestyle wrestling class, beating Davit Modzamanashvili of Georgia in the final match.
After the disaster the demand for Swedish born Axel Welin's davit skyrocketed and the company went on to supply the QE II, Royal Yacht Britannia and cruise ships.
Known as The Lelos, they have a number of French-based players, including mighty Toulon prop Davit Kubriashvili, Castres hooker Akvsenti Giorgadze and Montauban lock Giorgi Nemsadze.
Consider that, after you lower the keel rest on a boat davit, you have a 6,000-to-10,000-pound boat (fully outfitted) dangling from one or two hooks and wires.
Centre Davit Kacharava, who scored the last of Georgia's three tries said: "I just hope all of Georgia is happy with our game and I congratulate the whole country.
DBI-SALA introduces the new Rescue Davit System, a rescue and retrieval system ideal for confined spaces.
SQUAD: Georgi Lomaia (Lokomotivi Tbilisi), Georgi Nikuradze (FC KooTeePee, Finland); Alexandre Amisulashvili, Georgi Shashiashvili and Archil Sakhvadze (all Dinamo Tbilisi), Valeri Abramidze (Spartak Moscow), Givi Didava and Revaz Kemoklidze (both Kocaelispor, Turkey); Vitali Daraselia, Alexandre Gogoberishvili and Vladimir Burduli (all Dinamo Tbilisi), Givi Kvaratskhelia (Lokomotivi Tbilisi), Zurab Menteshashvili (Spartak-Alania Vladikavkaz), Davit Mudjiri (Sturm Graz), Mamuka Jikia (Amica Wronki); Mikhel Ashvetia (Spartak-Alania Vladikavkaz), Davit Chaladze (Rubin Kazan), Rati Alexidze (Dinamo Tbilisi), Shalva Apkhazava (Arsenal Kiev).