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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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As alternatives for easier crossbow cocking, there are various methods of cranking the bow by means of a pulley and hand crank. Most of these are quite effective but not totally uncomplicated to operate and most are noisy out in the woods.
Regarding partial inverse singularities, it is noteworthy that the positions of an actuator in which its corresponding crank-connecting rod system is nearly aligned or nearly superimposed depends on the positions of the other actuators, i.e., the rod and the crank can lie together in a range of different planes.
Pull point is closer to the middle of the bill, allowing the crank to wobble wide and dig deep.
The entire model consisted in Geneva wheel, crank wheel, hand cover and connecting links will be assembled.
The AP reported that Crank does not believe the Wyoming Constitution provides an "absolute" bar against the public funding of religious groups.
"Without his abilities, there's no way we could crank out 10 a day, let alone more than 30 on some days."
The computer has no hard drive, it runs at a sluggish 500 megahertz, and CNN reports that the crank must be turned for an arms-training 10 minutes to access the Internet for a half-hour.
Once he got to an end, he held a little tension on the line while I cranked it up neatly on the spool.
The late Ernst Schumacher reminded critics that a crank is a small, simple, vital part of something bigger, doing its job well, for a very long time, with minimal waste and pollution.
The machinist can run forward through the entire program, back up through the entire program, crank fast or slow, even turn off the spindle to take a measurement during program run.
And while we're on the subject, what pieces of your personality could you tone down a bit and crank up a notch to make you even more magnificently magnetic?
The design has several advantages over the crank and connecting rod configuration.