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cherry picker

or cher·ry-pick·er (chĕr′ē-pĭk′ər)
n.
1. A person or machine that picks cherries.
2.
a. A maneuverable vertical boom with an open bucket or cage at the end from which a worker can perform aerial work such as pruning trees or repairing electrical lines.
b. A vehicle equipped with such a boom.
3. cherry-picker A person who cherry-picks.
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cherry picker

n
(Building) a hydraulic crane, esp one mounted on a lorry, that has an elbow joint or telescopic arm supporting a basket-like platform enabling a person to service high power lines or to carry out similar operations above the ground
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cher′ry pick`er


n.
1. a movable boom topped with a bucketlike enclosure in which a worker stands while repairing telephone lines, pruning trees, etc.
2. a vehicle with such a boom.
[1860–65]
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There will also be a second memorial to the Glenbuck Cherrypickers - the village's football team whose campaigners from This Is Glenbuck are hoping to reform and whose sad demise during his teenage years meant Shankly was only able to turn out once for - close to the site of their pitch at Burnside Park, with visitors also being able to learn about the social and industrial history of the community.
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