boom cat

noun

Definition of boom cat

1 : a derrick mounted on a caterpillar tractor
2 : one who operates a power shovel at a strip mine to remove overlying ground and load coal into cars

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“Boom cat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boom%20cat. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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