Crankshaft



[krangk-shaft, -shahft] /ˈkræŋkˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft/

noun, Machinery.
1.
a having one or more , usually formed as integral parts.
/ˈkræŋkˌʃɑːft/
noun
1.
a shaft having one or more cranks, esp the main shaft of an internal-combustion engine to which the connecting rods are attached
n.

1854, from crank (v.) + shaft (n.). The basic form of the mechanism appears to date from Roman times.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Crank-sided

    [krangk-sahy-did] /ˈkræŋkˌsaɪ dɪd/ adjective, Southern U.S. 1. lopsided; askew.

  • Crank someone up

    verb phrase



  • Crank something out

    verb phrase To produce or make something, esp with mechanical precision and regularity: with the kind of junk the studios are cranking out (1950s+)

  • Crank-up

    [krangk-uhp] /ˈkræŋkˌʌp/ noun 1. an act or instance of cranking up.



Disclaimer: Crankshaft definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.