crank-pin

crankpin

[krangk-pin]
noun Machinery.
a short cylindrical pin at the outer end of a crank, held by and moving with a connecting rod or link.
Also, crank pin.
Compare web ( def 11 ).


Origin:
1830–40; crank1 + pin

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crankpin (ˈkræŋkˌpɪn)
 
n
a short cylindrical bearing surface fitted between two arms of a crank and set parallel to the main shaft of the crankshaft

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