EN crank
volume_up
{noun}

1. general

crank (also: shaft )
crank (also: handle)
crank (also: handle)
volume_up
manubrio {m} (manivela)

2. slang

3. automotive

4. "eccentric", colloquial

crank
crank

Context sentences for "crank" in Spanish

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EnglishThe programme is not, after all, intended to crank up the brain drain.
Después de todo, el programa no pretende promover la fuga de talentos.
EnglishThe Sri Lankan Government, too, has recently done much to crank up the conflict.
Asimismo, en los últimos tiempos el Gobierno de Sri Lanka ha contribuido enormemente a agravar el conflicto.
EnglishFor example, following the 1929 crisis, attempts were made to crank up the economy by means of huge, Keynes-inspired investments.
Por ejemplo, después de la crisis de 1929 hubo una serie de intentos para activar la economía mediante ingentes inversiones de clara inspiración keynesiana.
Englishto crank out
EnglishI think that that should be spelled out once more, which is what we intended to do in this directive in order to crank up the pressure so as to obtain this formal call-back right.
Creo que debo decir eso en voz alta una vez más, que es precisamente lo que hemos pretendido hacer en esta directiva para ejercer presión y conseguir el derecho de avocación formal.