HyperDic: crankshaft

English > 1 sense of the word crankshaft:
NOUNartifactcrankshafta rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crank
crankshaft > pronunciation
Soundskrae'ngkshae.ft
Rhymesaft ... witchcraft: 29 rhymes with aeft...
English > crankshaft: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crank.
Part ofreciprocating engineAn internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
Broaderrotating shaft, shaftA revolving rod that transmits power or motion
Spanishcigüeñal
Catalancigonyal

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