starting handle

starting handle
noun
crank used to start an engine
Syn: ↑crank handle
Hypernyms: ↑crank, ↑starter

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Brit.
a crank used to start the motor of an automobile.
[1885-90]

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starting handle see under ↑crank1
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Main Entry:start

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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