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Definition of the noun aerial ladder
What does aerial ladder mean as a name of something?
- mechanically extendible ladder; used on a fire truck
Aerial ladder: An aerial ladder is one of the three basic categories of aerial apparatus.
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aerial ladder An extension laddercapable of reachinghighplaces and often mounted ona vehicle such as a fire truck. aerial liftA term commonlyapplied to mobile workingplatforms that are elevated hydraulically ...
by V.S. Matyushenkov
“M” aerial ladder Am. motor turntable ladder. aerodrome esp. Br. obs. / Am. airdrome/ airfield. aeroengine esp.Br. aircraft engine: Myfather tried tojointhe RAF, ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
the large aerial ladder used by firefighters US Rolling up to a burning building, the big stick is raised in seconds, the extension reaches out, the turntable moves the ladder to the exact point where needed, and firemen go monkeying up to ...
by Margaret R. O'Leary
chassis-mounted aerial ladder, a full complement of ground ladders, and the equipment/water (less than an engine) carried on an engine company.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature
The “aerial ladder” (so-called) reaches when fully extended a height of 100 feet, and is self-supporting; it is readily moved, when raised. It is made in 8 sections, each being a ladder about 12 feet long, and is put together and raised in six ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
aerial ladder Mechanical Devices, a long extension ladder used especially in firefighting. aerial logging Forestry, a system of transporting timber using helicopters or ...
An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley
Aerial Ladders—The longest aerial ladder extends to 90 feet.
by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams
The aerial ladder truck is usually mounted on a turntable and trunnions over the front wheels and can be extended either by hand or power, the various applications differing in different types. In one form an electric motor is used to elevate the ...
Telescopic aerial ladder. Same as aerial *truck. ladder-back (lad'ér-bak), n. A chair-back which is made of horizontal slats passing from one side to the other. ladder-beetle (lad'ér-bé'tl), n. chrysomelid beetle, Calligrapha scalaris, which feeds ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
Telescopic aerial ladder. Same as aerial struck. ladder-back (lad'er-bak), n. A chair-back which is made of horizontal slats passing from one side to the other. ladder-beetle (lad'er-be'tl), n. An American chrysomelid beetle, Calligrapha scalaris, ...
by William Dwight Whitney
Telescopic aerial ladder. Same as aerial *truck. ladder-back (lad'er-bak), n. A chair-back which is made of horizontal slats passing from one side to the other. ladder-beetle (lad'er-be'tl), ». An American chrysomelid beetle, Calligrapha scalaris, ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
Telescopic aerial ladder. Same as aerial *truck. ladder-back (lad'êr-bak), n. A chair-back which is made of horizontal slats passing from one side to the other. ladder-beetle (lad'êr-bé'tl), n. An American chrysomelid beetle, Calligrapha scalaris, ...
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Aerial ladder Meaning
Video shows what aerial ladder means. a ladder that can be mechanically extended, used for fire trucks. aerial ladder synonyms: extension ladder. Aerial ladder ...
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