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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Housing for a mechanical device.

Usage examples (34)
  • The crankcase is a high-strength aluminum-alloy casting produced in a complex process.
  • Such engines, called crankcase-scavenged, are almost universally used in the outboard motor industry.
  • Now you can remove the rags covering the crankcase.
  • There was even a spot of crankcase oil on the gravestone. for more
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