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lev•er



Pronunciation: (lev'ur, lē'vur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lever.html on line 91 [key]
n.
1. Mech.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. Cf. machine (def. 4b).
2. 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.
3. Horol.the pallet of an escapement.

v.t., v.i.
to move with or apply a lever: to lever a rock; to lever mightily and to no avail.

Le•ver



Pronunciation: (lē'vur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lever.html on line 128 [key]
n.
Charles James (“Cornelius O'Dowd”), 1806–72, Irish novelist and essayist.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lever.html on line 173 lever (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lever.html on line 175 lever (Encyclopedia)

 

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