What is another word for cranking up?

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Present participle for to start or activate something, especially mechanically or with a crank
“Imagine your commander's surprise when you crank up the engine and hover over the garage!”
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Present participle for to increase in size, quantity or degree
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“Once it is in the oil, crank up the heat until it comes back up to 300 degrees.”
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Present participle for to make more strict or stringent
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Present participle for to hasten the speed or progress of
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