Definition of Cranking

1. Verb. (present participle of crank) ¹



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Definition of Cranking

1. crank [v] - See also: crank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cranking

crankarm
crankarms
crankbird
crankbirds
crankcase
crankcases
cranked
cranked up
cranker
crankest
crankier
crankiest
crankily
crankiness
crankinesses
cranking (current term)
cranking up
crankish
crankle
crankled
crankles
crankling
crankly
crankness
crankous
crankpin
crankpins
cranks
cranks up
crankset

Literary usage of Cranking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gasoline Automobile by George William Hobbs (1915)
"If the lever is so that the gears are meshed, cranking the engine would start the car in motion, and engines that pick up easily are liable to start and run ..."

2. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
cranking the Engine. cranking the engine is performed by the current from tbe storage battery which flows through the series field winding, ..."

3. Questions and Answers Relating to Modern Automobile Design, Construction by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1921)
"A. The cranking operation takes place when the starting pedal is fully depressed. ... This cuts out the generator element during the cranking operation. ..."

4. The Rebellion in India: How to Prevent Another by John Bruce Norton (1857)
"... another "huge half-moon, a monstrous can tle out" is taken from their employment by the disagreeable interlopers who come cranking in ; and the civilian ..."

5. Information edited by Harvey Elmer Phillips (1917)
"ELECTRIC cranking SYSTEM. There should be no trouble in understanding what a cranking system is. We have only two units which are a storage battery, ..."

6. The Gasoline Automobile by George William Hobbs (1915)
"If the lever is so that the gears are meshed, cranking the engine would start the car in motion, and engines that pick up easily are liable to start and run ..."

7. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
cranking the Engine. cranking the engine is performed by the current from tbe storage battery which flows through the series field winding, ..."

8. Questions and Answers Relating to Modern Automobile Design, Construction by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1921)
"A. The cranking operation takes place when the starting pedal is fully depressed. ... This cuts out the generator element during the cranking operation. ..."

9. The Rebellion in India: How to Prevent Another by John Bruce Norton (1857)
"... another "huge half-moon, a monstrous can tle out" is taken from their employment by the disagreeable interlopers who come cranking in ; and the civilian ..."

10. Information edited by Harvey Elmer Phillips (1917)
"ELECTRIC cranking SYSTEM. There should be no trouble in understanding what a cranking system is. We have only two units which are a storage battery, ..."

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