crankcase

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noun crank·case \ˈkraŋk-ˌkās\

Definition of crankcase

  1. :  the housing of a crankshaft

First Known Use of crankcase

circa 1878


CRANKCASE Defined for English Language Learners

crankcase

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noun

Definition of crankcase for English Language Learners

  • : the part of an engine that contains the crankshaft


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