Sentence Examples with the word Cranked

Every time the weather got cold outside, other residents in the complex cranked their heaters up and then he had to adjust his own thermostat.

The phone call to Daniel Brennan cranked up our level of anxiety several notches.

The weight of these implements necessitates some provision for turning them at the headlands, and this is supplied either by a bowl wheel, enabling the plough to be turned on one side, or by a pair of wheels cranked so that they can be raised by a lever when the plough is working.