Definition of bell crank in English:

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bell crank

(also bell crank lever)


A lever with two arms that have a common fulcrum at their junction.
Example sentences
  • The sailor who was carrying out the maintenance on the aircraft found that there was a bit too much lateral movement in the bell crank, and he alerted his superior officer to the problem.
  • The bell crank has to move over to the other end of the valve gear cross-shaft as a result of all this.
  • The main advantage is to maintain the area exterior to the bell cranks as unobstructed as possible.

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Syllabification: bell crank

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