starting handle


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Noun1.starting handle - crank used to start an enginestarting handle - crank used to start an engine  
crank, starter - a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle
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starting handle

n (Brit) → manovella d'avviamento
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HOW did motorists clear the ice from frozen windscreens years ago, before de-icers, when petrol was less than five bob a gallon (that's 25p) and cars came with a starting handle as an option to crank the engine?
Energy Monitoring System shall at the starting handle around 650,000 m2 heated buildings with an annual consumption between 100 and 110 GWh.
I was attracted to it by the colour - it was petrol blue - and then it hooked me in when I saw that it had a starting handle in case I ever had a problem getting her going.
A spare wheel is provided (quite rightly) but a starting handle is likely to be needed more often.
As it was right up against the wall there was no room to get the starting handle into the front of the engine to turn it over.
EASY DOES IT With BSM driving instructor Gary VEER WE GO In gear after checking the oil, above left WIND-UP Cranking the starting handle KING OF THE TOAD Mirrorman Steve in goggles, tweed and gloves
I love cars, always have, ever since buying my first one at the age of 19 - a rustbucket of a Morris Minor, which you could start with a starting handle and which I had to drive sitting on a booster cushion.
Frankie taught me to use a starting handle, as it turns out both as a lethal weapon and to bring a car sputtering into life.
It is blue with red mudguards, has a key and starting handle - and is in pristine condition apart from the box, which is a little faded.