Lever

What is Lever?

Lever definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
Mechanics. a rigid bar that pivots about one point and that is used to move an object at a second point by a force applied at a third.Compare machine(def 4b).
a means or agency of persuading or of achieving an end: Saying that the chairman of the board likes the plan is just a lever to get us to support it.
Horology. the pallet of an escapement.

verb (used with or without object)
to move with or apply a lever: to lever a rock; to lever mightily and to no avail.

 

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