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noun Machinery.
a lever or rocker having two arms meeting at a pivot at a right angle, used for transmitting motion between two parts meeting at an angle.
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Origin of bell crank

First recorded in 1880–85

OTHER WORDS FROM bell crank

bell-cranked, adjective
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bell crank

noun
engineering a lever with two arms having a common fulcrum at their junction
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