crank up

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To increase, as the volume, power or energy of something

He cranked up the volume to 11.

To start something mechanical, an act that often used to involve cranking

Let's crank up the old motorcycle and take it for a spin.

If you crank up the volume of something, you turn it up until it is very loud. Someone cranked up the volume of the public address system By about six, they're cranking the music up loud again. = turn up
If you crank up a machine or device, you start it. May's warm weather, which caused Americans to crank up their air conditioners. = start up
rotate with a crank
If you crank up a machine or a device, you make it function harder or at a greater level. Just crank up your hearing aid a peg or two
start by cranking; "crank up the engine"
To crank something up means to increase it or make it more intense. The legal authorities cranked up the investigation
crank it up
(deyim) Elevate something to the next higher level, or the next extreme
crank up

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    krängk ʌp


    /ˈkraɴɢk ˈəp/ /ˈkræŋk ˈʌp/


    [ 'kra[ng]k ] (noun.) 13th century. Middle English cranke, from Old English cranc- ; probably akin to Middle High German krank weak, sick; more at CRINGE.