Definition of crankshaft in English:
A shaft driven by a crank.
- The uses of medium carbon-manganese steels include shafts, axles, gears, crankshafts, couplings and forgings.
- Fuel is transformed into energy that pushes down on a piston that turns a crankshaft that turns a drive shaft.
- The aft end of the crankshaft connects to the propeller shaft through the thrust bearing.
Definition of crankshaft in:
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