crankcase definition

  • noun:
    • The metal instance enclosing the crankshaft and associated parts in a reciprocating motor.
    • the element of an engine which contains the crankshaft
    • the housing for a crankshaft and connecting components in an internal-combustion engine.
    • housing for a crankshaft

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