As nouns the difference between cranking and starter
is that cranking
is the act by which something is cranked while starter
is starter (person or device).
As a verb cranking
The act by which something is cranked.
* 1983 , Operator's Manual: Truck Tractor, Line Haul, 50,000 GVWR, 6 x 4, M915
- The engine temperature warning lamp should illuminate when the starter button is depressed. Do not depress Engine Start button for more than 15 seconds with two minute intervals between crankings .
Someone who starts something.
# The person who starts a race by firing a gun or waving a flag
# (baseball) A starting pitcher.
Something that starts something.
- a starter on a journey
# An electric motor that starts an internal combustion engine
# A device that initiates the flow of high voltage electricity in a fluorescent lamp
# A yeast culture used to start a fermentation process
The first course of a meal, consisting of a small, usually savoury, dish.
(team sports) A player in the lineup of players that a team fields at the beginning of a game.
A dog that rouses game.
- It's small, but it's a good starter house.
* (first course of a meal) hors d’oeuvre