gantry vs gauntry what difference

what is difference between gantry and gauntry

English

Alternative forms

  • gauntree, gauntry, gawntree (archaic)

Etymology

From Old French chantier (probably via Old Northern French gantier), from Late Latin cantarium, from Latin canterius (trellis, sort of frame).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæntɹi/

Noun

gantry (plural gantries)

  1. A framework of steel bars resting on side supports to bridge over or around something.
  2. A supporting framework for a barrel.
  3. A gantry crane or gantry scaffold.
  4. (medical imaging) A cylindrical scanner assembly in the bore of which the response of bodies or tissues to some specific exposure can be detected for 3D imaging.

Derived terms

  • gantry crane
  • gantry scaffold
  • signal gantry

Translations

Anagrams

  • gyrant


English

Noun

gauntry (plural gauntries)

  1. Archaic form of gantry.

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