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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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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.
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If a lock breaks or the crank handle strips out, it will reflect poorly on the remodeler who installed the window.
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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.
The oversized crank handle looks like a Popeye arm on an Olive Oyle body.
Next, I decided to try closing the canopy with the crank handle.
This fold away window handle has an out-of-the-way design that allows the crank handle to fold back flush with the window frame, eliminating protruding handles, which have been blamed for some hand and hip injuries.
Janek drew some fuel up with the pump, grasped the crank handle, and slowly, lethargically, ponderously, like a tortoise, the guts of the engine started to turn over.
Then the crank handle broke as the flames swept down the fuselage.
Flashlights and radios are often found in "crank" form, meaning they are operated by use of a crank handle and do not require batteries.