Definition of crankpin in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkraŋkpɪn


  • A pin by which a connecting rod is attached to a crank.
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    • Are you going to have to plan on costly replacement of tires or axles or crankpins?
    • To reduce friction the con-rod is axially restrained by the piston instead of the crankpins.
    • The W-8's crankpins are offset 180 degrees.

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