crankpin
noun Date: 1839 the cylindrical piece which forms the handle of a crank or to which a connecting rod is attached

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  • crankpin — [kraŋk′pin΄] n. the offset part, often a cylindrical bar or pin, of a crank or crankshaft to which a connecting rod is attached: also crank pin …   English World dictionary

  • Crankpin —   Crankpins highlighted in blue …   Wikipedia

  • crankpin — /krangk pin /, n. Mach. a short cylindrical pin at the outer end of a crank, held by and moving with a connecting rod or link. Also, crank pin. Cf. web (def. 11). [1830 40; CRANK1 + PIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • crankpin — noun The pin that attaches a connecting rod to a crank …   Wiktionary

  • crankpin — That portion of the crankshaft to which the connecting rod is attached. See crankshaft …   Aviation dictionary

  • crankpin — noun a pin by which a connecting rod is attached to a crank …   English new terms dictionary

  • crankpin — crank′pin or crank′ pin n. mac a short cylindrical pin at the outer end of a crank, held by and moving with a connecting rod or link Compare web 11) Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • crankpin — /ˈkræŋkpɪn/ (say krangkpin) noun a pin or cylinder at the outer end or part of a crank, as for holding a connecting rod …   Australian English dictionary

  • crankpin — The bearing surface on a crank of the crankshaft to which the connecting rod is attached. Also called the journal or crank throw. Also see splayed crankpins …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • crankpin — n. a pin by which a connecting rod is attached to a crank …   Useful english dictionary

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