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eccentric

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an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride

a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle

travel along a zigzag path

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start by cranking

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rotate with a crank

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fasten with a crank

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bend into the shape of a crank

(used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

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EVERTON have cranked up the pressure on Steven Pienaar to sign a new contract by slapping a stunning pounds 20million pricetag on the South African.
On Tuesday the deputy head of Iran's atomic energy organisation said he hoped the 1,000 megawatt plant in the southern city of Bushehr could come on line within three months before being cranked up to full capacity nine months later.
At Home Depot, the nostalgia factor has cranked up sales by as much as 25 percent this spring, reports Ken Vargo, ceiling fan expert at the Woodland Hills store, where plantation and Mission themes are best-sellers.
And some workers had already been putting in extra hours over the past weeks as the output was cranked up.
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