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Whereas an oven set to bake — even cranked up to 500 degrees — tends to slightly steam watery vegetables or cuts of meat coated in a marinade before the food starts to brown, a broiler comes in hot and fast, crisping as soon as the flames appear.
DON’T FEAR THE BROILERELAZAR SONTAGFEBRUARY 11, 2021EATER
Demands quickly flip from how high to crank your hill to how honest you’re willing to be with yourself to how thankful you are.
PELOTON MAKES TONING YOUR GLUTES FEEL SPIRITUAL. BUT SHOULD JESUS BE PART OF THE EXPERIENCE?MICHELLE BOORSTEINFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It unveiled itself to us really as we started cranking on the numbers.
NATIONAL ZOO TO SPLIT WITH LONGTIME PARTNER FONZMICHAEL RUANEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Additional snow showers may develop as the storm off the Mid-Atlantic coast cranks up.
UPDATES: AN ICY MORNING WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING INTO THE AFTERNOONJASON SAMENOWFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Shooters can choose whether they prefer to optimize the finder for detail by maximizing the resolution or cranking up the refresh rate in order to get smoother motion when composing shots.
FUJIFILM’S NEW 102-MEGAPIXEL CAMERA IS THE SIZE OF A TYPICAL DSLRSTAN HORACZEKJANUARY 30, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Most gaming mice boast a polling rate between 1,000 and 2,000 Hz, but Razer’s new Viper 8K cranks that number all the way up to 8,000 Hz in an effort to eradicate every bit of input lag that players might experience while gaming.
RAZER’S NEW GAMING MOUSE PINGS YOUR COMPUTER 8,000 TIMES A SECOND TO FIGHT LAGSTAN HORACZEKJANUARY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Japan was hit by an unseasonable cold spell, sending electricity demand in some regions to 10-year highs as homes and businesses cranked up electric heating systems.
JAPAN’S SURGING ELECTRICITY PRICES ARE A WARNING FOR ASIAN COUNTRIESTIM MCDONNELLJANUARY 29, 2021QUARTZ
The storm would also turn into a big wind producer as it cranked up offshore.
D.C. AREA SEES INCREASING SNOW CHANCES SUNDAY AND MONDAYJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With education and wages on the rise, shrinking its cost advantage, China now wants to focus on higher-end manufacturing, lean on domestic consumption to fuel its economy, and leave the work of cranking out cheap, labor-intensive goods to others.
IF CHINA NO LONGER WANTS TO BE THE WORLD’S FACTORY, WHO WILL TAKE ITS PLACE?MARC BAINJANUARY 9, 2021QUARTZ
Despite the pandemic, phonemakers continued cranking out new models in 2020.
LOOK OUT FOR THESE NEW SMARTPHONE FEATURES IN 2021AARON PRESSMANDECEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CRANK

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  • looney
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