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Crank Out

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Definition of the verb crank out

What does crank out mean as a doing phrase?


  1. produce in a routine or monotonous manner
    • example: We have to crank out publications in order to receive funding
    • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
    • synonym of crank out: grind out
    • more generic terms: bring forth / produce = bring forth or yield

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Google previewDictionary of Phrasal Verbs (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

to laugh loudly Crawl be crawling with -- to be filled with unpleasant things Crank crank out -- to produce something fast but of low quality crank up -- to activate or increase Cream cream off-- to take best part of something Creep creep in -- to ...

Google previewThe Essential Lingo Dictionary (2015)

of Australian words and phrases by John Miller

crank out To perform forcefully or to play music loudly. crank up To stir into action. crap 1.

Google previewDigestive Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (2016)

by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah

Crank out: To produce a lot of something very ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

cram crank out last-minute work for a specific test or examination; thus cram man, one who is working in this way; cram-book, a book used for intensive learning; cram-paper, a prepared list of examination answers, to be learned parrot-fashion; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

The motor, when started, automatically releases the crank, the turning of the shaft pushing the crank out of engagement by a screw action supported by a spring. In many automobiles a small lug prevents the insertion of the crank if the ignition ...

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Video shows what crank out means. To produce in large volumes mechanically or as if by machine.. Crank out Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

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