Definition of Cranked

1. a. Formed with, or having, a bend or crank; as, a cranked axle.



Definition of Cranked

1. Verb. (past of crank) ¹

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Definition of Cranked

1. crank [v] - See also: crank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cranked

crank angles
crank call
crank caller
crank handle
crank letter
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crank science
crank up
crank uped
crankarm
crankarms
crankbird
crankbirds
crankcase
crankcases
cranked (current term)
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crankish
crankle
crankled
crankles

Literary usage of Cranked

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1. English Pleasure Carriages: Their Origin, History, Varieties, Materials by William Bridges Adams (1837)
"Deep-cranked Axles.—Author's Invention of a deep-cranked Axle.—Author's Invention of a Cabriolet open or close at pleasure, and driven from behind. ..."

2. The Student's Guide to the Locomotive Engine: Being a Description of the by E. Flachat, Jules Pétiet (1849)
"On the cranked Axle.—This part is formed of a single piece of ... The cranked axle is turned throughout the whole of its length. The instant that the piston ..."

3. A Rudimentary Treatise on the Locomotive Engine in All Its Phases: Popularly by George Drysdale Dempsey (1866)
"cranked AXLE.—The axle of the large wheels is called the cranked axle, from its having two cranks in it, to which the connecting-rods from the two pistons ..."

4. A Manual of Machine Drawing and Design by David Allan Low, Alfred William Bevis (1908)
"These built-up cranked shafts are generally made of steel. ... Foster's cranked Shaft.—In this form of cranked shaft the crank- pin and crank-webs are cast ..."

5. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1888)
"Cases occur in which still greater allowance must be made. cranked shafts of marine engines.—Mr. Milton has calculated for the same engines mentioned above, ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... the toe of the cranked extractor, H, is struck by the breech-block, thus throwing its upper claws, which , Fig. 11.—Section of Martini Breech Action ..."

7. English Pleasure Carriages: Their Origin, History, Varieties, Materials by William Bridges Adams (1837)
"Deep-cranked Axles.—Author's Invention of a deep-cranked Axle.—Author's Invention of a Cabriolet open or close at pleasure, and driven from behind. ..."

8. The Student's Guide to the Locomotive Engine: Being a Description of the by E. Flachat, Jules Pétiet (1849)
"On the cranked Axle.—This part is formed of a single piece of ... The cranked axle is turned throughout the whole of its length. The instant that the piston ..."

9. A Rudimentary Treatise on the Locomotive Engine in All Its Phases: Popularly by George Drysdale Dempsey (1866)
"cranked AXLE.—The axle of the large wheels is called the cranked axle, from its having two cranks in it, to which the connecting-rods from the two pistons ..."

10. A Manual of Machine Drawing and Design by David Allan Low, Alfred William Bevis (1908)
"These built-up cranked shafts are generally made of steel. ... Foster's cranked Shaft.—In this form of cranked shaft the crank- pin and crank-webs are cast ..."

11. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1888)
"Cases occur in which still greater allowance must be made. cranked shafts of marine engines.—Mr. Milton has calculated for the same engines mentioned above, ..."

12. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... the toe of the cranked extractor, H, is struck by the breech-block, thus throwing its upper claws, which , Fig. 11.—Section of Martini Breech Action ..."

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