Crank [noun]

Definition of Crank:

a device for revolving a shaft

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Sentence/Example of Crank:

Whereas an oven set to bake — even cranked up to 500 degrees — tends to slightly steam watery vegetables or cuts of meat coated in a marinade before the food starts to brown, a broiler comes in hot and fast, crisping as soon as the flames appear.

Demands quickly flip from how high to crank your hill to how honest you’re willing to be with yourself to how thankful you are.

It unveiled itself to us really as we started cranking on the numbers.

Additional snow showers may develop as the storm off the Mid-Atlantic coast cranks up.

Shooters can choose whether they prefer to optimize the finder for detail by maximizing the resolution or cranking up the refresh rate in order to get smoother motion when composing shots.

Most gaming mice boast a polling rate between 1,000 and 2,000 Hz, but Razer’s new Viper 8K cranks that number all the way up to 8,000 Hz in an effort to eradicate every bit of input lag that players might experience while gaming.

Japan was hit by an unseasonable cold spell, sending electricity demand in some regions to 10-year highs as homes and businesses cranked up electric heating systems.

The storm would also turn into a big wind producer as it cranked up offshore.

With education and wages on the rise, shrinking its cost advantage, China now wants to focus on higher-end manufacturing, lean on domestic consumption to fuel its economy, and leave the work of cranking out cheap, labor-intensive goods to others.

Despite the pandemic, phonemakers continued cranking out new models in 2020.