Word: crank

Category: crank

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Related words: crank

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Synonyms: crank

eyeglass

Translations: crank

spanish
manivela, manubrio, cigüeña


german
kurbel, miesepeter, spinner, marotte, verrückte

french
manivelle, excentrique, maboul, illuminé, manie, ...

russian
причуда, чудак, психопат, сумасброд, прихоть, ...

norwegian
sveiv

swedish
vev

finnish
huojuva, kammeta, kampi, veivi

czech
blázen, mánie, klika, vrtoch

polish
dziwactwo, narwaniec, szajba, korbka, dziwak, ...

turkish
manivela

greek
μανιβέλα

ukrainian
примха, згинати, забаганка, примху, розхитаний

estonian
väntama, vints, veidrik

croatian
lakat, ručica, poluga, osobenjak, prevrtljivac

slovak
cvok

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The meaning and "use of": crank

adjective
  • (of a sailing ship) easily keeled over, especially by wind or sea through improper design or loading.

noun
  • a part of an axle or shaft bent out at right angles, for converting reciprocal to circular motion and vice versa.
  • the drug methamphetamine.
  • an eccentric person, especially one who is obsessed by a particular subject or theory.

verb
  • turn the crankshaft of (an internal combustion engine), typically in order to start the engine.

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