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To start something. Derived from the method of starting an old-timey car that literally had to be "cranked up" before it could be run.
Make sure the pool isn't too cold before I bother to crank up the heater.
by Metatag July 30, 2005
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To crank something up means to increase it or make it more intense
The kids crank up the volume on the stereo.
The pressure to succeed in school has been cranked up a notch.
by Vicky0 December 03, 2020
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