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Noun lever has 3 senses
- lever - a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
--1 is a kind of bar
--1 has part: fulcrum
--1 has particulars:
| ||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|
- lever - a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum
--2 is a kind of machine, simple machine
- lever, lever tumbler - a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock
--3 is a kind of tumbler
--3 is a part of lever lock
Verb lever has 1 sense
- pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy - 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"
--1 is one way to open, open up
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