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Noun
A rigid bar designed to aid in lifting or forcing things apart
“The fresco in St. Clemente clearly shows a Roman master as well as workmen dragging a column and lifting it with a lever.”
Noun
A projecting arm or handle that is moved to operate a mechanism
“Just gently pull a small chrome lever to apply the electronic parking brake.”
Noun
A pedal that is used to operate a mechanism
“If the operator kept his foot on the lever a few seconds too long, it would cause a second descent.”
Noun
Iron lever
Noun
Swape or shadoof
Noun
The part by which a thing is held, carried, or controlled
Noun
An apparatus, typically using mechanical power and having several parts
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A strengthening piece of iron or timber used in building or carpentry
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Noun
A firm contact or grip
Verb
To open or pull out or apart, especially with a lever or similar tool
“Now the English wall had broken, and the Normans were able to lever open the cracks.”
Verb
To remove or extract
“Carefully remove the covering and lever out the nails with the end of an old screwdriver.”
Verb
To move something by exerting force
“It was sometimes necessary to use a crowbar to lever it into position on the table.”
Verb
To raise, move, or pull out or apart, typically with an instrument
Verb
To lift or move to a higher position or level
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