What are cranks?

Some articles on cranks, crank:

Cranks Restaurant - Books
... David Canter, Kay Canter, Daphne Swann, The Cranks Recipe Book, Panther, 1982 Kay Canter and Daphne Swann, Entertaining With Cranks, Grafton Books, 1987 David Canter, Cranks' Recipe Book, Orion, 1993 David ...
Cylinder (locomotive) - Crank Angles
... On a two-cylinder engine the cranks, whether inside or outside, are set at 90 degrees ... engine, two arrangements are possible cranks set to give six equally spaced impulses per revolution – the usual arrangement ... the three cylinder axes are parallel, the cranks will be 120 degrees apart, but if the centre cylinder does not drive the leading driving axle, it will probably be inclined (as on most US three-cylinder locomotives ...
Spinal Lock - Spine Crank
... A spine crank (the term spine lock is also often used to refer exclusively to this type) is a spinal lock that affects the thoracic and/or lumbar regions of the spinal column ... A spine crank is applied by twisting or bending the upper body beyond its normal ranges of motion, causing hyperextension, hyperflexion, or hyperrotation of the spine ... In martial arts, spine cranks are generally rarer techniques than neck cranks because they are more difficult to apply ...
Crank (person) - Common Characteristics of Cranks
... popular author Martin Gardner was a study of crank beliefs, Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science ... mathematician Underwood Dudley has written a series of books on mathematical cranks, including The Trisectors, Mathematical Cranks, and Numerology Or, What ... According to these authors, virtually universal characteristics of cranks include Cranks overestimate their own knowledge and ability, and underestimate that of acknowledged experts ...
Cox Model Engine - Diesel Conversion
... Davis Diesel Development manufactures and sells heavy duty Bee cranks (Killer cranks) and diesel conversion heads ... These can be purchased direct from their web site or from eBay ...