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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The pivot about which a lever turns.

Usage examples (33)
  • The fulcrum is the theological and philosophical inclinations a person brings to science and evolution.
  • If one exchange could be described as the fulcrum of our work, this is it.
  • What does the poll identify as the fulcrum of Lincoln's precipitously declining numbers?
  • -- The simple lever with a pawl on each side of the fulcrum is the most effective means to make a continuous feed by the simple movement of a lever. for more
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