Pronunciation of Crank  


English Meaning

A bent portion of an axle, or shaft, or an arm keyed at right angles to the end of a shaft, by which motion is imparted to or received from it; also used to change circular into reciprocating motion, or reciprocating into circular motion. See Bell crank.

  1. A device for transmitting rotary motion, consisting of a handle or arm attached at right angles to a shaft.
  2. A clever turn of speech; a verbal conceit: quips and cranks.
  3. A peculiar or eccentric idea or action.
  4. Informal A grouchy person.
  5. Informal An eccentric person, especially one who is unduly zealous.
  6. Slang Methamphetamine.
  7. To start or operate (an engine, for example) by or as if by turning a handle.
  8. To move or operate (a window, for example) by or as if by turning a handle.
  9. To make into the shape of a crank; bend.
  10. To provide with a handle that is used in turning.
  11. To turn a handle.
  12. To wind in a zigzagging course.
  13. Of, being, or produced by an eccentric person: a crank letter; a crank phone call.
  14. crank out To produce, especially mechanically and rapidly: cranks out memo after memo.
  15. crank up To cause to start or get started as if by turning a crank: cranked up a massive publicity campaign.
  16. crank up To cause to intensify, as in volume or force: cranks up the sound on the stereo.
  17. Nautical Liable to capsize; unstable.

Malayalam Meaning

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× വക്രത - Vakratha
× ചപലന്‍ - Chapalan‍
× ചാപല്യംയന്ത്രം തിരിക്കാനുള്ള പിടി - Chaapalyamyanthram Thirikkaanulla Pidi | Chapalyamyanthram Thirikkanulla Pidi
× വക്രമാര്‍ഗ്ഗം - Vakramaar‍ggam | Vakramar‍ggam
× യന്ത്രത്തിന്‍റെ ഭുജണ്ഡം. വിചിത്രവാക്ക് - Yanthraththin‍re Bhujandam. Vichithravaakku | Yanthrathin‍re Bhujandam. Vichithravakku
× യന്ത്രത്തിന്റെ ഭുജദണ്‌ഡം - Yanthraththinte Bhujadhandam | Yanthrathinte Bhujadhandam
× വിചിത്രവാക്ക്‌ - Vichithravaakku | Vichithravakku


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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