Definition of crankcase in English:
A case or covering enclosing a crankshaft.
- It went off like a grenade inside, the crank, the crankcase, barrels and pistons are all just scrap metal.
- Unlike four-stroke engines, there's a power stroke with every rotation of the crankcase.
- ‘If we're successful, it could basically sit in the crankcase of a diesel V8 with the same output,’ says van der Broek.
Definition of crankcase in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.