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Meanings of Cranesbill:

noun

A herbaceous plant which typically has lobed leaves and purple, violet, or pink five-petalled flowers.

Usage examples:

If you lack the time or expertise to plant your own cranesbills, lay a bluestone walk, or install t…

Crania

ˈkreɪnɪəm

Meanings of Crania:

noun

The skull, especially the part enclosing the brain.

Usage examples:

The eye is located within the orbital cavity of the skull between the cranium and the facial skelet…

Plural of cranium specialized

Meanings of Cranial:

adjective

Relating to the skull or cranium.

Usage examples:

They are attached to the cranial or spinal meninges and usually present as a single mass.

Meanings of Craniate:

noun

An animal that possesses a skull.

Usage examples:

The immediate outgroup of craniates, the cephalochordata, show strong asymmetry during development.
adjective

Relating to the craniates.

Usage examples:

How can changes in an ancestral ontogeny be reconstructed, since the ancestors of most craniate rad…

Craniates

ˈkreɪnɪət

Meanings of Craniates:

noun

An animal that possesses a skull.

Usage examples:

The immediate outgroup of craniates, the cephalochordata, show strong asymmetry during development.
adjective

Relating to the craniates.

Usage examples:

How can changes in an ancestral ontogeny be reconstructed, since the ancestors of most craniate rad…

Craning

kreɪn

Meanings of Craning:

verb

Stretch out one's body or neck in order to see something.

Usage examples:

She craned forward to look more clearly
noun

A large, tall machine used for moving heavy objects by suspending them from a projecting arm or beam.

Usage examples:

A dockside crane

Meanings of Craniofacial:

adjective

Relating to the cranium and the face.

Usage examples:

Craniofacial surgery
noun

Artificial eyes, ears, or noses used in plastic surgery (= medical operations to improve someone's appearance)

Meanings of Craniology:

noun

The scientific study of the shape and size of the skulls of different human races.

Usage examples:

The modern and quantitative study of craniology derives essentially from the nineteenth century.

Craniometry

ˌkreɪnɪˈɒmɪtri

Meanings of Craniometry:

noun

The scientific measurement of skulls, especially in relation to craniology.

Usage examples:

The sap physicians were far more rigorously quantitative in their craniometry.

Craniopagus

kreɪnɪˈɒpəɡəs

Meanings of Craniopagus:

noun

The condition, affecting some conjoined twins, of being joined at the head.

Usage examples:

Adult craniopagus twins

Craniopharyngioma

ˌkreɪ.ni.əʊ.fər.ɪn.dʒiˈəʊ.mə

Meanings of Craniopharyngioma:

noun

A harmless tumour that forms near the pituitary gland in the brain

Craniosacral

ˌkreɪ.ni.əʊˈseɪ.krəl

Meanings of Craniosacral:

adjective

Relating to a type of treatment for reducing pain and tension that involves gently pressing the head and the base of the back

Usage examples:

Craniosacral therapy is a hands-on treatment developed in 1975 by osteopathic physician john upledg…

Craniotomies

ˌkreɪnɪˈɒtəmi

Meanings of Craniotomies:

noun

Surgical removal of a portion of the skull.

Usage examples:

Exploratory craniotomy disclosed an aneurysm

Craniotomy

ˌkreɪnɪˈɒtəmi

Meanings of Craniotomy:

noun

Surgical removal of a portion of the skull.

Usage examples:

Exploratory craniotomy disclosed an aneurysm

Cranium

ˈkreɪ.ni.əm

Meanings of Cranium:

noun

The skull, especially the part enclosing the brain.

Usage examples:

The eye is located within the orbital cavity of the skull between the cranium and the facial skelet…

Craniums

ˈkreɪ.ni.əm

Meanings of Craniums:

noun

The skull, especially the part enclosing the brain.

Usage examples:

The eye is located within the orbital cavity of the skull between the cranium and the facial skelet…

Crank

kræŋk

Meanings of Crank:

verb

Turn the crankshaft of (an internal combustion engine) in order to start the engine.

Usage examples:

The starter motor struggled to crank the engine
noun

A part of an axle or shaft bent out at right angles, for converting reciprocal to circular motion and vice versa.

Usage examples:

A long con rod which acts as a longer lever on the crank
adjective

(of a sailing ship) liable to heel over.

Usage examples:

Imagine then, the situation of the ranger's crew, with a top-heavy and crank ship under their feet.

Meanings of Crank out:

phrasal verb

Produce in a routine or monotonous manner

Crank up

kræŋk

Meanings of Crank up:

phrasal verb

Rotate with a crank

Crankcase

ˈkraŋkkeɪs

Meanings of Crankcase:

noun

A case or covering enclosing a crankshaft.

Usage examples:

It went off like a grenade inside, the crank, the crankcase, barrels and pistons are all just scrap…

Cranked

kræŋk

Meanings of Cranked:

adjective

(of a shaft, bar, etc.) having a bend.

Usage examples:

The cranked axle allows the body of the carriage to be mounted lower
verb

Turn the crankshaft of (an internal combustion engine) in order to start the engine.

Usage examples:

The starter motor struggled to crank the engine
phrasal verb

To produce something in large amounts, like a machine does

Usage examples:

She cranks out two new books a year.

Meanings of Crankier:

adjective

Eccentric or strange.

Usage examples:

A cranky scheme to pipe ground-level ozone into the stratosphere

Meanings of Crankiest:

adjective

Eccentric or strange.

Usage examples:

A cranky scheme to pipe ground-level ozone into the stratosphere

Cranking

kræŋk

Meanings of Cranking:

verb

Turn the crankshaft of (an internal combustion engine) in order to start the engine.

Usage examples:

The starter motor struggled to crank the engine
noun

A part of an axle or shaft bent out at right angles, for converting reciprocal to circular motion and vice versa.

Usage examples:

A long con rod which acts as a longer lever on the crank
adjective

(of a sailing ship) liable to heel over.

Usage examples:

Imagine then, the situation of the ranger's crew, with a top-heavy and crank ship under their feet.
phrasal verb

To produce something in large amounts, like a machine does

Usage examples:

She cranks out two new books a year.

Meanings of Crankpin:

noun

A pin by which a connecting rod is attached to a crank.

Usage examples:

Are you going to have to plan on costly replacement of tires or axles or crankpins?

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