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  Words related to lever

Related / Similar Words: lever tumbler, pry, prise, prize, jimmy

 

Definition:
  • a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum;
  • a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock;
  • a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum;
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: compound lever, crowbar, wrecking bar, pry, pry bar, gun trigger, trigger, hand throttle, key, peavey, peavy, cant dog, pedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot lever, pinch bar, ripping bar, rocker arm, valve rocker, spark lever, stick, control stick, joystick, tappet, tiller, tire iron, tire tool

     

    Entailments: loosen, loose

     

    Part Meronyms: lever lock

     

    Derivational Morphology: pry, prise, prize, jimmy, jemmy, leverage, purchase, crowbar, wrecking bar, pry bar

     

    Anagrams: revel, elver

     

     
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