In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The fixture must be tall enough to allow you to rotate the crank 360-degrees.
- Most are triggered by simple levers, buttons or cranks; some are as simple as a telephone hand piece.
- One way of detecting a bent crank or a bent pedal spindle is to pedal backwards.
- The pedals rotate cranks which fit into the bottom bracket.
- Charles Kettering invents the electric starter rendering the hand crank on petrol cars obsolete.
- Raven spun the crank yet again, and they could hear more of the whirring sound.
- Movement of the pistons is conveyed to the wheels by cranks and connecting rods.
- Adam wrenched his vice-like grip off the cranks and gears beneath the vehicle and rolled out from the other end.
- Remember you are producing the action while turning a hand crank on the frame of the drill!
- And every night, when they start turning the crank, the children come.
- We also took turns at turning the crank of the grindstone when scythes needed to be sharpened.
- You simply turned the crank to ring the place you wanted using coded rings.
- Blow down from above and rotate the cranks backwards.
- The hammer was soon replaced by a magneto powered with a hand crank.
- The crank shaft turns the piston's up and down motion into circular motion just like a crank on a jack-in-the-box does.
- At the moment, the closest most engine analysts get is taking average readings from the piston crank and the oil sump.
- The connecting rods connected directly to a crank on the rear axle.
- At this point make sure you put the woodruff key from the crank in a safe place.
- A forged crank was considered, but rejected due to cost.
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- Sunday evening television is watched exclusively by fools, cranks and gibbering dingbats.
- The free lunch is the economic equivalent of squared circles and perpetual motion, a favorite of cranks through the ages.
- The economist is a harmless crank as long as he is just peeping through the window.
- Their achievement is to have overcome being labelled cranks to make a real impact on the crucial environmental debate.
- Anyone on TV or in a major newspaper gets a lot of nasty mail, some from unhinged cranks.
- The anticommunist liberals of the Congress, like any group of human beings, included cranks and fanatics.
- The group were not cranks or dropouts but concerned about the potential hazards of nuclear power.
- When they said so, in just that way, they were dismissed as right-wing cranks, and justifiably so.
- First, they were not, for the most part, marginal individuals or cranks.
- Left-wing bloggers are also now challenging traditional right-wing cranks for the title of champion conspiracy theorists.
- I've also been labelled the ‘eccentric crank of Eldwick’ by a party with an equally cranky name.
- Opponents were dismissed as cranks, hippies and subversives.
- The consumption of sugar still goes up despite all the fanatical attacks from health cranks.
- Speak this truth in public and you are dismissed as a crank, a prig, a lunatic.
- They are deceived by the fairy tales of monetary cranks.
- It is band width hogged by idiots, cranks, lowlifes, fanatic, and fools.
- I have often said that frequently you can spot a crank even if you know very little about the subject in question.
- As recently as a decade ago, direct democracy was generally regarded as an obscure enthusiasm of fringe populist cranks.
- He was also in his time dismissed as a crank and a madman.
- Those who dismiss us as mere cranks will be forced to think again.
- In fact, he became the worst crank and complainer I have ever seen even to the point of letting his temper erupt in public.
- And everybody - save for a few old lefty cranks like me - will be content.
- Maybe I'm some old crank complaining about hills and snow and how kids should take more cod liver these days.
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