crankshaft


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crank·shaft

 (krăngk′shăft′)
n.
A shaft that turns or is turned by a crank.

crankshaft

(ˈkræŋkˌʃɑːft)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a shaft having one or more cranks, esp the main shaft of an internal-combustion engine to which the connecting rods are attached

crank•shaft

(ˈkræŋkˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft)

n.
a shaft having one or more cranks, usu. formed as integral parts.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crankshaft - a rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crankcrankshaft - a rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crank
reciprocating engine - an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
rotating shaft, shaft - a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
Translations
kampiakseli
forgattyústengelyfőtengely

crankshaft

[ˈkræŋkʃɑːft] Ncigüeñal m

crankshaft

[ˈkræŋkʃɑːft] nvilebrequin m

crankshaft

n (Aut) → Kurbelwelle f

crankshaft

[ˈkrænkʃɑːft] n (Aut) → albero motore, albero a gomiti
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At its core, a Levitex seal consists of two rings, one of which is firmly attached to the crankshaft and the other to the housing.
The high-power reciprocating compressors are designed to run onshore; accordingly, the support of compressors cannot match the crankshaft structure parameters and there are some drawbacks such as loud noise and high vibration intensity caused by gas force, reciprocating inertia force, and centrifugal force when it is used offshore [3-5].
Unlike a conventional internal combustion engine, a free piston engine does not have connecting rods and a crankshaft to govern each piston's movement and convert their reciprocating action into rotary motion.
Mark Woodward, Steam Packet Company chief executive, said: "It was hoped these repairs would be finished in time for the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling, but once work started it became clear the damage was not just to the crankshaft.
Your article was pretty much right on except for the AD note you mentioned on the hollow crankshaft.