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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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I am in the market for a new car shortly and I shall insist on a starting handle being provided.
Most of the vehicles driven at the time did not have a starter motor and to start it was necessary to crank the engine over by using a starting handle.
The Fairfield's delivery truck sports Lin Can pea adverts with a hand-made radiator frost-guard and starting handle hole Picture: DAILY POST ARCHIVE
When anyone mentions classic cars I think back to my 1958 Hillman Minx that refused to start except with the use of the hated, laborious starting handle
I've been trying to find a starting handle for it," he said "It doesn't need it, but it would be the icing on the cake.
The cranking of the starting handle made me jump and wave my hands frantically at the rear window.
When I first started driving there was hardly a car to be seen and parking was never a problem, unlike nowadays," added Mr Parsons, whose past cars include a Model T Ford with a starting handle.
We both got out and I got the starting handle from my lorry and rapped him over the shins.
Toby Holmes tried the starting handle on the Examiner vintage van.
It needs to be wound by hand each week with a large starting handle.