Lever

5 Definitions of Lever

The meaning of the word lever, the definition of Lever:

n. - 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.

n. - A bar, as a capstan bar, applied to a rotatory piece to turn it.

n. - An arm on a rock shaft, to give motion to the shaft or to obtain motion from it.

a. - More agreeable; more pleasing.

adv. - Rather.


The word "lever" uses 5 letters: E E L R V

Direct anagrams of lever:

elver revel

Words formed by adding one letter before or after lever, or to lever in any order:

a - laveer leaver reveal vealer   c - clever   d - delver   e - releve   i - eviler levier liever relive revile veiler   s - elvers levers revels   u - velure  

Shorter words found within lever:

eel el er ere eve ever lee leer lev lv re ree reel rev vee veer

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