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  • v. Present participle of crank.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In cutting tools, the hollowing out of the tool immediately behind the cutting edge.
  • n. The operation of turning a crank, specifically in order to start an internal-combustion motor, as in a motor-car.

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