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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.
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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
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crank

(krănk)
A slang term for methamphetamine hydrochloride.
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Caption: The R26's ambidextrous crank handle can be used to cock' and de-cock the crossbow.
This is also good from a safety aspect, as keeping both hands on the spade grips, safety lever and trigger avoids the very real possibility of losing the tip of a finger between the roller and cycling crank handle. I've seen it happen.
It was a small machine consisting of a clamp to hold it on the table, a three-pronged part to hold the apple securely; a "moveable" blade and a crank handle to turn the apple.
IN Newcastle Gaol (pictured in background), hard labour first class involved turning 12,000 times a day a crank handle attached to a box containing heavy weights.
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(66 cm) long crank handle, and a wide selection of round and square punches and dies are available.--Heinrich Co.
If a lock breaks or the crank handle strips out, it will reflect poorly on the remodeler who installed the window.
With the use of a special quick lever, the clamping operation is done within seconds--just a small rotation with no need for a crank handle or a bevel gear.
A retrieve ratio of 4.8:1 and single folding crank handle ensure fast, smooth line retrieve.
With the use of a special lever, the clamping operation is complete in seconds with a small rotation and no need for crank handle or a bevel gear, allowing it to be positioned at any location including the center of a machining table.
Next, I decided to try closing the canopy with the crank handle. I wrestled the darn thing out again and carefully connected it to the knob.