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crank

(krăngk)
n.
Slang Methamphetamine.
v. cranked, cranking, cranks
v.tr.
1.
a. To start or operate (an engine, for example) by or as if by turning a handle.
b. To move or operate (a window, for example) by or as if by turning a handle.
2. To make into the shape of a crank; bend.
3. To provide with a handle that is used in turning.
v.intr.
1. To turn a handle.
2. To wind in a zigzagging course.
adj.
Of, being, or produced by an eccentric person: a crank letter; a crank phone call.
Drug slang A regional street name for methamphetamine, amphetamine, or methcathinone
Science Maverick theorist. Crank is to a scientist what quack is to a doctor and shyster is to a lawyer

crank

(krănk)
A slang term for methamphetamine hydrochloride.
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