Found 3 items, similar to lever.
English → Indonesian
cungkil, dongkel, dongkelan, gandar, pendongkel, pengungkit
English → English
v : 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”
n 1: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
2: a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when
given a fulcrum
3: a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock [syn: lever tumbler
English → English
(l[=e]"v[~e]r or l[e^]v"[~e]r; 277), n. [OE.
levour, OF. leveor, prop., a lifter, fr. F. lever to raise,
L. levare; akin to levis light in weight, E. levity, and
perh. to E. light not heavy: cf. F. levier. Cf. Alleviate
1. (Mech.) A rigid piece which is capable of turning about
one point, or axis (the fulcrum), and in which are two or
more other points where forces are applied; -- used for
transmitting and modifying force and motion. Specif., a
bar of metal, wood, or other rigid substance, used to
exert a pressure, or sustain a weight, at one point of its
length, by receiving a force or power at a second, and
turning at a third on a fixed point called a fulcrum. It
is usually named as the first of the six mechanical
powers, and is of three kinds, according as either the
fulcrum F, the weight W, or the power P, respectively, is
situated between the other two, as in the figures.
(a) A bar, as a capstan bar, applied to a rotatory piece
to turn it.
(b) An arm on a rock shaft, to give motion to the shaft or
to obtain motion from it.
, a machine consisting of two or more levers
acting upon each other.
. See Escapement
. See Jack
, n., 5.
, a watch having a vibrating lever to connect
the action of the escape wheel with that of the balance.
, a machine formed by a combination of a
lever with the wheel and axle, in such a manner as to
convert the reciprocating motion of the lever into a
continued rectilinear motion of some body to which the
power is applied.
(l[=e]"v[~e]r), a. [Old compar. of leve or lief.]
More agreeable; more pleasing. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
To be lever than
. See Had as lief
, under Had
Rather. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
For lever had I die than see his deadly face.