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lever:
a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
  • a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum
  • pry: 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"
  • a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock
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  • lever:
    (1851-1925) British industrialist. Son of grocer. Leased a soap factory in 1884 and with his brother founded Lever Brothers soap business at Warrington (valued at ?0 million - one of most successful companies in Britian) which later became Unilever. Established model industrial village of Port Sunlight in Cheshire. Began prosperity-sharing programme with his workers, charging good rents, and provided pension and insurance plans. Advocated industrial partnership. Known philanthropist. ...
    Link: www.embassy.org.nz/encycl/l3encyc.htm
    lever:
    a bar that is free to pivot, or move about, a fixed point when an effort force is applied
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    lever:
    A see saw is a lever familiar to everyone. A lever is a stiff rod or plank that rotates around a fixed point, or fulcrum. Downward motion at one end results in upward motion at the other end. Depending on where the fulcrum is located, a lever can multiply either the force applied, or the distance over which the force is applied. There are three kinds of levers, and which kind you have depends on where the fulcrum is set. ...
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    lever:
    Any rigid bar that turns about a fulcrum or point when effort is applied. In the process of turning, resistance is overcome. An adjustment may be defined as a force or effort applied to a lever to activate it.
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    dental lever:
    One who, or that which, raises or lifts up anything; as:A mechanical contrivance, usually an endless belt or chain with a series of scoops or buckets, for transferring grain to an upper loft for storage.A cage or platform and the hoisting machinery in a hotel, warehouse, mine, etc, for conveying persons, goods, etc, to or from different floors or levels; called in England a lift; the cage or platform itself.A building for elevating, storing, and discharging, grain.<anatomy> An instrument for raising a depressed portion of a bone. Elevator head, leg, and boot, the boxes in which the upper pulley, belt, and lower pulley, respectively, run in a grain elevator.Origin: L, one who raises up, a deliverer: cf. F. Elevateur.Source: Websters Dictionary(01 Mar 1998)
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    lever: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
    lever: a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock
    lever: a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum
    lever: to move or force, esp. in an effort to get something open
    lever: a lock whose tumblers are levers that must be raised to a given position so that the bolt can move
    lever: a portable balance consisting of a pivoted bar with arms of unequal length
    lever: a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock
    lever: investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
    lever: strategic advantage
    lever: the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
    lever: provide with leverage
    lever: supplement with leverage
    lever: a buyout using borrowed money
    lever: investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
    lever: a young hare especially one in its first year
             
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