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crank·case

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

crankcase

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

crank•case

(ˈkræŋkˌkeɪs)

n.
the housing enclosing a crankshaft.
[1875–80]
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
Translations

crankcase

[ˈkræŋkkeɪs] Ncárter m

crankcase

n (Aut) → Kurbelgehäuse nt

crankcase

[ˈkræŋkˌkeɪs] n (Aut) → basamento (del motore)
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