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gan·try

 (găn′trē)
n. pl. gan·tries
1. A mount for a crane consisting of a large archlike or bridgelike frame that can be moved, often along a set of tracks.
2. A structure spanning a railway or highway, as to support signs, scanners for the collection of tolls, or signals.
3. A massive vertical frame structure used in assembling or servicing a rocket, especially at a launch site.
4. A support for a barrel lying on its side.

[Middle English ganter, gauntre, wooden stand for barrels, from Old North French gantier, wooden frame, from Latin canthērius, from Greek kanthēlios, pack ass, from kanthēlia, panniers at the side of a pack-saddle.]

gantry

(ˈɡæntrɪ) or

gauntry

n, pl -tries
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a bridgelike framework used to support a travelling crane, signals over a railway track, etc
2. (Mechanical Engineering) Also called: gantry scaffold the framework tower used to attend to a large rocket on its launching pad
3. (Mechanical Engineering) a supporting framework for a barrel or cask
4.
a. the area behind a bar where bottles, esp spirit bottles mounted in optics, are kept for use or display
b. the range or quality of the spirits on view: this pub's got a good gantry.
[C16 (in the sense: wooden platform for barrels): from Old French chantier, from Medieval Latin cantārius, changed from Latin canthērius supporting frame, pack ass; related to Greek kanthēlios pack ass]

gan•try

(ˈgæn tri)

n., pl. -tries.
1. a framework spanning a railroad track or tracks for displaying signals.
2. any of various spanning frameworks, as a bridgelike portion of a crane.
3. a frame consisting of scaffolds on various levels used to erect vertically launched rockets and spacecraft.
4. a framelike stand for supporting a barrel or cask.
[1325–75; Middle English gauntre < dial. Old French gantier wooden stand, variant of chantier < Medieval Latin cantārius < Latin canthērius < Greek kanthḗlios pack ass]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gantry - a framework of steel bars raised on side supports to bridge over or around somethinggantry - a framework of steel bars raised on side supports to bridge over or around something; can display railway signals above several tracks or can support a traveling crane etc.
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
Translations
جِسْر، قَنْطَرَه
jeřábový portálsignální most
galgekransignalbroskiltebro
portiquetour de montage
darupálya
gálgakrani
portalassignalinis tiltelistiltinis kranas
portālssignāltiltiņš
pomocná konštrukciaportál žeriava
ceraskalsinyal köprüsü

gantry

[ˈgæntrɪ] N (gen) → caballete m; (for crane, railway signal) → pórtico m; (for rocket) → torre f de lanzamiento

gantry

[ˈgæntri] n
[motorway] → portique m
(for rocket)tour f de lancement

gantry

n (for crane) → Portal nt; (on motorway) → Schilderbrücke f; (Rail) → Signalbrücke f; (for rocket) → Abschussrampe f

gantry

[ˈgæntrɪ] n (for crane, railway signal) → cavalletto; (for rocket) → torre f di lancio

gantry

(ˈgӕntri) plural ˈgantries noun
a bridge-like structure which supports a crane, railway signals etc.
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