Definition of crankcase in English:

crankcase

Line breaks: crank|case
Pronunciation: /ˈkraŋkkeɪs
 
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noun

A case or covering enclosing a crankshaft.
More example sentences
  • 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.

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