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Detailed Translations for crank from English to French


crank [the ~] noun

  1. the crank (pump handle)
    la manivelle; le bras; le levier

Translation Matrix for crank:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bras crank; pump handle arm; balustrade; banisters; claw; elbow-rest; grab; handrail; handrails; tentacle
levier crank; pump handle air-trap; block & tackle; crowbar; gantry; handle; hoist; lever; lifter; screw jack; siphon; siphon-trap; syphon
manivelle crank; pump handle
- churl; crackpot; crosspatch; fruitcake; grouch; grump; nut; nut case; screwball; starter
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- crank up; zigzag
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- cranky; tender; tippy

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Related Definitions for "crank":

  1. (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail1
  2. a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle1
  3. a whimsically eccentric person1
  4. a bad-tempered person1
  5. bend into the shape of a crank1
  6. fasten with a crank1
  7. rotate with a crank1
  8. start by cranking1
  9. travel along a zigzag path1

Wiktionary Translations for crank:

  1. a bent piece of an axle or shaft, or an arm attached to the end of a shaft or wheel, used to impart a rotation
  1. pièce de fer ou de bois qui se replier souvent deux fois à angle droit et qui, placer à l’extrémité d’un axe ou d’un essieu, sert à faire tourner celui-ci, souvent à la main.

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