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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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This crossbow crank cocking system is very easy to use but a few things need to be checked beforehand.
The company said that Crank has served in a variety of senior sales roles in the telecommunications and wireless industries during his career, including positions at Metaswitch, Ubiquity, Jetstream and CI Wireless.
The spatial crank-connecting rod systems of the 6-RUS manipulator cannot reach configurations where the crank and the rod are aligned or superimposed, but this mechanism has inverse singularities in all those configurations in which each rod and its corresponding crank lie in the same plane (Zabalza, 1999).
Sometimes a white belly seems vital or maybe silhouette is all you need, or that chartreuse highlight on Bill's crank is the only difference you can see.
In Fig.3, there can be noted the inputs for the Geneva wheel: crank wheel radius, crank wheel depth, number of slots, angle between the slots and pin radius.
It drives through the crank via a belt; though Connaught also has a torroidal drive system on the shelf should it ever be needed.
Not that you'll have to engage your brain at any point, as Crank isn't the sharpest tool in the box.
Dave Freudenthal and Attorney General Pat Crank have defended state grants to a Baptist church and other religious organizations.
As for the record, a few representatives at other ad firms concur that if RSAT was indeed able to crank out that many, it would be tough to beat.
The computer can be powered by winding a bright-yellow hand crank. The kinetic energy of the cranking motion is converted into electricity.
The Linux-based PCs, dubbed "green machines," are equipped with a power-generating crank, a 7.5-inch screen, and lime-colored rubber casing.
We had an old wheeled garden-hose reel with a crank that would no longer work for the hose.
The kid-friendly MIT laptop is constructed of weatherproof rubber and can be powered either by an AC adaptor or wind-up crank. Despite the bargain basement price, Media Lab researchers claim the scaled down machine can perform all educational computing functions.
The series is available as a gear-driven crank rewind model or a chain-and-sprocket driven model that can be powered electrically, with compressed air or by hydraulic motor.
Next time out, with Reg Crank in the saddle, he made light of 12st 7lb at Worcester.