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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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Other specifications include pistons being produced from an aluminum-based alloy, crankshafts from an iron-based alloy, camshafts from an iron-based alloy and made from a single piece of metal, and crankcases and cylinder heads from an aluminum-based alloy.
According to Alfdex, the new system is designed to remove oil droplets and soot particles from the ventilation gas in diesel engine crankcases.
in Tangshan, Hebei Province will start producing crankcases and other parts in November 2006 in time for a production increase at the Toyota plant, according to Aisin.
Oil is fed to the crankcases and, because there is no fuel present, bearings have an easier time.
The MT-55F, MT-65H and MT-74F are 4-cycle Mikasa rammers from Multiquip offer a new look, stronger crankcases, a narrower width to allow greater utilization in trenches, and a built-in primary engine air filter to simplify service and maintenance.
There are four crankshaft lines for smaller engines, three camshaft lines, three flywheel lines, six cylinder-head lines, four lines to machine covered crankcases, and five crankcase lines for larger engines.
When all that water, laden with the chemicals that ooze from our crankcases and our fertilized lawns, finally reaches a natural river or stream, it's one large dose of poison.
The Alfdex system offers the market high-efficiency removal of oil droplets and soot particles from the ventilation gas in diesel engine crankcases, also known as blow-by or crankcase gases.
Gebruder Gienanth-Eisenberg GmbH produces 400 coldbox sand cores per day for the production of high performance six- and eight-cylinder crankcases at its gray, ductile and compacted graphite iron shop in Eisenberg.
The MT-55F, MT-65H and MT-84F are 4-cycle Mikasa rammers from Multiquip that offer a new look, stronger crankcases, a narrower width to allow greater utilization in trenches, and a built-in primary engine air filter to simplify service and maintenance.
The Bobcat is a 3- or 4-axis HMC or transfer module for machining aluminum and magnesium workpieces, such as automotive crankcases, cylinder heads, and transmission cases.