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Definition of crank:

(n) : an ill-tempered or nasty person; a bent piece of an axle, or shaft, or an arm attached at right angles to the end of a shaft or wheel, used to impart a circular action to a wheel or other mechanical device and create power; also used to change circular into reciprocating motion, or reciprocating into circular motion
"billy-Bob is a nasty, old crank! He chased my cat away."
(v) : to turn a crank; to cause to spin via other means, as though turned by a crank
"crank it up!"
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Definition of crank:

(n) : an ill-tempered or nasty person; a bent piece of an axle, or shaft, or an arm attached at right angles to the end of a shaft or wheel, used to impart a circular action to a wheel or other mechanical device and create power; also used to change circular into reciprocating motion, or reciprocating into circular motion
"billy-Bob is a nasty, old crank! He chased my cat away."
(v) : to turn a crank; to cause to spin via other means, as though turned by a crank
"crank it up!"

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