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cranking

Turning the engine with external power. This is normally to clear the engine before starting.
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The Charge is capable of transferring power from one battery to another, as necessary to balance the available power to auxiliary batteries and move power to the cranking battery from your auxiliary bank if needed for a start.
Therefore, based on the findings of the current study arm cranking could be an alternative mode of exercise to be used in sedentary middle-aged adults and potentially to clinical populations to assess cardiorespiratory fitness in people with restricted lower limbs mobility.
To determine the characteristics of the 12 V DC starter, we measured the cranking noise for a 12 V DC starter and a 12 V Belt-ISG in the cabin of the test vehicle.
They are designed for low internal friction and heat, so they can dissipate the heat generated during cranking without having to stop and wait a period of time if the engine does not start.
Any time you feel the cab start to bounce, immediately stop cranking! The cab is most likely to bounce when its weight shifts forward or backward, depending on which direction it's going.
“This medical supplies management and ordering system will revolutionize the medical supplies industry,” says Theo Antoniou, President of Cranking Software.
Automotive technicians are most familiar with CCA, a measurement that reflects engine cranking, but does not always predict the end of battery life correctly.
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Several studies evaluated the metabolic response and race performance of handbike athletes [1-2], investigated the influence of different cadence strategies in hand cycling [3], and compared asynchronous and synchronous cranking during hand cycling [4-6].
Because of the fast tempo, the QASO did not wait for me to get a firm hold on the wing crank before he started cranking the wing down.
(l x w x h) dimensions and deliver 1400 cranking amps for five seconds at room temperature, Enersys said.
"Cranking Up A Fine War: A Louisiana Soldier From Boot Camp To General's Aide" is the story of Van Mayhall's military career which began when he joined the National Guard in 1936 at the age of seventeen.