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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A shaft that turns or is turned by a crank.

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  • n. A rotating shaft that drives (or is driven by) a crank.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crank

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