Definition of Crank Out in English :

Define Crank Out in English

Crank Out meaning in English

Meaning of Crank Out in English

Pronunciation of Crank Out in English

Crank Out pronunciation in English

Pronounce Crank Out in English

Crank Out

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Verb

1. crank out, grind out

produce in a routine or monotonous manner

Example Sentences:
'We have to crank out publications in order to receive funding'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Crank Out

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Informal
to produce at a steady and prolific rate
used to suggest automatic or machinelike production
an author who cranks out bestsellers

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Crank Out

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n.
1. A device for transmitting rotary motion, consisting of a handle or arm attached at right angles to a shaft.
2. A clever turn of speech; a verbal conceit: quips and cranks.
3. A peculiar or eccentric idea or action.
4. Informal
a. A grouchy person.
b. An eccentric person, especially one who is unduly zealous.
5. Slang Methamphetamine.
v. cranked, crank·ing, cranks
v.tr.
1.
a. To start or operate (an engine, for example) by or as if by turning a handle.
b. To move or operate (a window, for example) by or as if by turning a handle.
2. To make into the shape of a crank; bend.
3. To provide with a handle that is used in turning.
v.intr.
1. To turn a handle.
2. To wind in a zigzagging course.
adj.
Of, being, or produced by an eccentric person: a crank letter; a crank phone call.

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