how to pronounce crank


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the above transcription of crank is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

crank is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of crank in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… range parameter so we can crank it up a …”

meaning of crank

A crank is a tool used to turn a handle to move a machine or engine.

crank frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word crank occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics crank can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that crank can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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