crank in

crank in/into (something)

To factor in or integrate as a necessary element of something. Your bonuses and potential overtime pay are not cranked into your gross salary calculations. We'll have to crank in potential environmental impacts when planning the new factory.
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crank in

Factor in, integrate, as in We'll have to crank in both state and federal taxes when we make our plans. [Slang; 1960s]
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They're all cast from the same blank and machined the same way," he says, "with each placed on the crank in its proper rotation and held in place with pins.