Meaning of CRANKSHAFT in English

CRANKSHAFT

crank ‧ shaft /ˈkræŋkʃɑːft $ -ʃæft/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

a long piece of metal in a vehicle that is connected to the engine and helps to turn the wheels

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.