There are 2 main translations of crane in Spanish

: crane1crane2

crane1

grúa, n.

Pronunciation /kreɪn/

See Spanish definition of grúa

noun

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    (for lifting)
    grúa feminine
    • It used to be that a crane shot or a super-special camera package was a real rarity.
    • The crew is enormous, stars are pampered, camera cranes abound, everything is shot on studio sets, there is even a helicopter shot.
    • When, in a rare moment, a crane or long shot is employed, the film starts to rumble awake.
    • But they are the same as furniture, the same as camera cranes, the same as real estate.
    • In one daring scene he uses a crane shot to swoop from a very high angle into a choker close shot of his sweating angelic face.
    • It witnesses the confession not from inside the police station, but from a single take crane shot outside the building.
    • The film is one enormous set, with product placement everywhere and the camera crew ever keen to test crane shots.
    • With cameras mounted on cranes and a blitz of camerawork, they bring the fight scenes from Raging Bull to mind.
    • The camera is constantly moving in graceful curves and crane shots abound.
    • Up until recently I'd been using a wheelchair for dolly shots and a plank of wood for a crane.
    • Theres a lot of mention of cranes and cameras on sticks.
    • For the next sequence, the cameraman gets on to the crane for a wide-angle shot.
    • Jackson's impossible crane shots and frightening creatures could not possibly have been accomplished without CGI.
    • Questioned about a story point, they say things like, ‘Oh I'll just use a crane to shoot that scene.’
    • Von Trier did forego the zoom-in camera on a crane for which Hollywood dance production numbers are cosmetically arranged.
    • As a child, Oseman remembers acting out scenes with his Lego men, closing one eye and raising his head to simulate a crane shot.
    • Nice photo there showing the full perspective on the crowd from a crane shot.
    • Creative use of crane shots heightens the sense of menace at key times.
    • Tykwer has a boundless ambition when it comes to complicated crane shots.
    • From somewhere above, a man seated on a crane swung into the staging area.

transitive verb

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    to crane one's neck estirar el cuello
    • But let's stop craning our necks in search for it, hunh?
    • I had my face close to the window, craning my neck to scan.
    • More than 2,000 people are expected to attend, craning their necks for the massive bonfire and display ‘worth a few grand’.
    • The kid keeps craning his neck around to look.
    • The men were like tourists, craning their necks and trying to see the firefighters raging up and down the riverbanks.
    • At the sound of his voice they started, looking first left, then right, then finally craning their necks.
    • Try not to get caught craning your neck to read it.
    • I'm a veteran of this route and as usual, I'll be craning my neck when we pass by the ballpark and the marina.
    • So why, then, do I keep giving myself cramps craning my neck to see down the path?
    • And Parliament Street was packed with people craning their necks for a look.
    • It seemed everyone was craning their necks out of their car windows at something on the left side of the highway.
    • She'd been taking out some garbage but had now commenced craning her neck to see into our apartment.
    • One woman dressed for a night out makes her way up the aisle, craning her neck at the carvings on the ceiling as if in a museum.
    • She had to crane her neck upward to do so but somehow managed to stay incredibly dignified in the process.
    • Anna craned her head over his shoulder to look at what he was doing.
    • She craned her head around from where she was positioned and grinned at me.
    • His eyes snapped open and he craned his head around, searching for someone.
    • Alissa then craned her neck left to right.
    • Cautiously, he moved forward, craning his head to the side trying to see if anyone was crouching behind the bush.
    • She craned her head around from where she was positioned and grinned at me.

intransitive verb

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    estirarse
    she craned out of the window to see what was happening se asomó a la ventana y estiró el cuello para ver qué pasaba
    • You'll need to lift your head out of the water, much like a water polo player craning forward to see the ball.
    • A thousand heads crane forward just for a glimpse of the man.
    • Syona's head, craned forward, was obscured by her short lustrous hair.
    • I craned forward again, catching small parts of the conversation.
    • The hired thugs, both in front and behind him, lowered their daggers and craned forward in anticipation.
    • He craned forward in his seat, clutching the reins with one hand and holding his swollen belly with the other.
    • Two hundred Dwarves in the audience craned forward, watching the drama intently.
    • She raised her head, wondering what if anything to say, and then suddenly craned forward.
    • But enough necks were craning around for a look at the famous profile.
    • Outside we would go, necks craned, eyes upward, waiting for our glimpse at the wonders of modern aviation.
    • Children as young as seven look up at a giant screen, necks craned and mouths open, as a man performs magic on a football field.
    • Chairs creaked, and necks craned as every eye tried to catch a glimpse of the stranger.
    • Rowena craned around to see the clock.
    • Sasha craned around to look up at me.
    • As he craned to see the man's face, Paige yanked him back.
    • She flicked her ears and craned across to look out after him.
    • "That's really weird, " Cory said, craning to look up at the view.
    • My neck, having craned forward for so long, needed a new position.
    • A white face on a slender neck - the heron craning forward.
    • Neck craned upwards, we note the sleek Columbus Circle towers or the GE building's detailing.

There are 2 main translations of crane in Spanish

: crane1crane2

crane2

grulla, n.

Pronunciation /kreɪn/

noun

Zoology
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    grulla feminine
    • The courtship rituals of cranes are elaborate: paired birds spread their wings and leap repeatedly into the air while calling.
    • High above the skies will be filled with gliding cranes, storks and birds of prey.
    • Distant relatives of cranes, trumpeters are long-legged, chicken-sized birds that glean fallen fruit from the ground.
    • The spot where I like to sit looks out over rocky shallows where ducks, gulls, heron, cranes, and egrets like to gather.
    • Big birds such as the cranes and storks too can be seen taking frequent drinks and baths at their troughs.
    • The zoo hosts a large number of water fowl, cranes and storks - species that are sensitive to changes in wetland systems.
    • About 1.6 million votes recommended the red-crowned crane to be national bird.
    • They had domesticated geese and pigeons and a wide variety of wild birds like herons, pelicans, cranes and ducks.
    • Is it your sense that these feathered dinosaurs are more closely related, to say the crane or the Dodo bird?
    • She watched a hawk make lazy spirals, and a white crane swooped down into the water next to her.
    • When allowed to multiply, rose scale can turn cranes white.
    • Water buffalo and goats graze placidly alongside the track; elegant white cranes glide serenely across the paddy fields.
    • To see a true crane of pure white was no less than seeing a miracle, and so she could not help but to stare back.
    • The crane has light to dark blue-gray plumage and a crimson cap at the back of its crown.
    • In October 2003 the refuge briefly hosted an endangered whooping crane, one of only about three hundred alive today.
    • Both countries have been working together ever since they realized how close the whooping crane was to extinction.
    • The injured whooping crane was part of the last remaining wild flock, which numbers around 200 birds.
    • Yet there are six subspecies of sandhill crane, and not all are thriving.
    • The skies are quiet except for the occasional sandhill crane and its raucous cries.
    • With his last exhibition being on Siberian cranes, feathered creatures equally move Ajay Singh.