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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum; A simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum. To move or force, especially in an effort to get something open.

Usage examples (34)
  • It's also less tiring because you don't have to keep squeezing the lever so hard.
  • That was with open sights on a Marlin lever-action.
  • The lever is quick, balanced, points well and accurate.
  • I'm planning on taking a Marlin lever action in. 45-70. for more
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