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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A metal cylinder turned by a bent part of an axle.

Usage examples (36)
  • When the crankshaft broke, the car was no longer able to be driven.
  • The crankshaft was the most highly stressed part of the entire
  • Keyed on to the crankshaft is a flanged pulley 10 in. in diameter by 3¼ in. between flanges.
  • (The crankshaft is shown here.) for more
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