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Lever 1Definition: More agreeable; more pleasing.
Lever 2Definition: Rather.
Lever 3Definition: A rigid piece which is capable of turning about one point, or axis (the fulcrum), and in which are two or more other
forces are applied; used for transmitting and modifying force and motion.
Specif., a bar of metal, wood, or other rigid substance, used to exert a pressure, or sustain a weight, at one point of its length, by receiving a force or power at a second, and turning at a third on a fixed point called a fulcrum. It is
usually named as the first of the six mechanical
powers, and is of three
kinds, according as either the fulcrum F, the weight W, or the power P, respectively, is situated between the other two, as in the
Lever 4Definition: A bar, as a capstan bar, applied to a rotatory piece to turn it.
Lever 5Definition: An arm on a rock shaft, to give motion to the shaft or to obtain motion from it.
lever 6Definition: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
lever 7Definition: a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock
lever 8Definition: a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum
lever 9Definition: to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar
jimmied the lock",
"Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"