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crank·case

 (krăngk′kās′)
n.
The metal case enclosing the crankshaft and associated parts in a reciprocating engine.
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crankcase

(ˈkræŋkˌkeɪs)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) the metal housing that encloses the crankshaft, connecting rods, etc, in an internal-combustion engine, reciprocating pump, etc
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crank•case

(ˈkræŋkˌkeɪs)

n.
the housing enclosing a crankshaft.
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crankcase - housing for a crankshaft
housing - a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
reciprocating engine - an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
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Translations

crankcase

[ˈkræŋkkeɪs] Ncárter m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

crankcase

n (Aut) → Kurbelgehäuse nt
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crankcase

[ˈkræŋkˌkeɪs] n (Aut) → basamento (del motore)
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Alfdex provides solutions for reducing crankcase emissions from diesel engines by using an active separation system.
With the growing number of automobiles for both personal and commercial uses, the market for the automotive crankcase additives grows hand in hand with vehicle production and is projected to grow on a positive scale in the upcoming years.
Uncle RV worked for an oil company, so everybody hung on his word: No more than 10 percent of the crankcase capacity should consist of coal oil.
A cracked crankcase might not have to be taken out of service if it's discovered on the mount.
"At a convenient point," says Mentele, "we start the analysis by cylinder, with most of the action taking place from combustion, or the lack thereof, in the crankcase during the power stroke via blow-by.
The crankcase valves of these cars were reportedly not adequately resistant to corrosion, which could damage the engines in the long run.
In most cities and towns in Nigeria, farmers or residents grow vegetables, maize [34] or any other edible crops around or within crankcase oil contaminated environment without much concern about its productivity.
The crankcase is also conventional four-stroke, with normal wet sump lubrication.
The donation includes reciprocating natural gas compressor parts, crankshaft, crankcase, piston, valves and other miscellaneous parts which were installed at the college's Public Safety Training Center in Smithton.