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Found 3 items, similar to crank.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: crank engkol, mengengkol, sindiran, tongkat ketiak
English → English (WordNet) Definition: crank crank n 1: a bad-tempered person [syn: grouch, grump, churl, crosspatch] 2: a whimsically eccentric person [syn: crackpot, nut, nut case , nutcase, fruitcake, screwball] 3: amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant [syn: methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride , Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, glass, ice, shabu, trash] 4: a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle [syn: starter] crank v 1: travel along a zigzag path; “The river zigzags through the countryside” [syn: zigzag] 2: start by cranking; “crank up the engine” [syn: crank up] 3: rotate with a crank [syn: crank up] 4: fasten with a crank 5: bend into the shape of a crank crank adj : (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail [syn: cranky, tender, tippy]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Crank Crank \Crank\ (kr[a^][ng]k), a. [AS. cranc weak; akin to Icel. krangr, D. & G. krank sick, weak (cf. D. krengen to careen). Cf. Crank, n.] 1. Sick; infirm. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) Liable to careen or be overset, as a ship when she is too narrow, or has not sufficient ballast, or is loaded too high, to carry full sail. [1913 Webster] 3. Full of spirit; brisk; lively; sprightly; overconfident; opinionated. [1913 Webster] He who was, a little before, bedrid, . . . was now crank and lusty. --Udall. [1913 Webster] If you strong electioners did not think you were among the elect, you would not be so crank about it. --Mrs. Stowe. [1913 Webster] Crank \Crank\ (kr[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. cranke; akin to E. cringe, cringle, crinkle, and to crank, a., the root meaning, probably, “to turn, twist.” See Cringe.] 1. (Mach.) A bent portion of an axle, or shaft, or an arm keyed at right angles to the end of a shaft, by which motion is imparted to or received from it; also used to change circular into reciprocating motion, or reciprocating into circular motion. See Bell crank. [1913 Webster] 2. Any bend, turn, or winding, as of a passage. [1913 Webster] So many turning cranks these have, so many crooks. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. A twist or turn in speech; a conceit consisting in a change of the form or meaning of a word. [1913 Webster] Quips, and cranks, and wanton wiles. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. A twist or turn of the mind; caprice; whim; crotchet; also, a fit of temper or passion. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Violent of temper; subject to sudden cranks. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 5. A person full of crotchets; one given to fantastic or impracticable projects; one whose judgment is perverted in respect to a particular matter. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 6. A sick person; an invalid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Thou art a counterfeit crank, a cheater. --Burton. [1913 Webster] Crank axle (Mach.), a driving axle formed with a crank or cranks, as in some kinds of locomotives. Crank pin (Mach.), the cylindrical piece which forms the handle, or to which the connecting rod is attached, at the end of a crank, or between the arms of a double crank. Crank shaft, a shaft bent into a crank, or having a crank fastened to it, by which it drives or is driven. Crank wheel, a wheel acting as a crank, or having a wrist to which a connecting rod is attached. [1913 Webster] Crank \Crank\, v. i. [See Crank, n.] To run with a winding course; to double; to crook; to wind and turn. [1913 Webster] See how this river comes me cranking in. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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