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lever British & World English

A rigid bar resting on a pivot, used to move a heavy or firmly fixed load with one end when pressure is applied to the other

lever English Thesaurus

you can insert a lever and prise the rail off

gear lever British & World English

A lever used to engage or change gear in a motor vehicle

lever watch British & World English

A watch with a lever escapement

shift lever British & World English

Another term for gear lever.

lever escapement British & World English

A mechanism in a watch connecting the escape wheel and the balance wheel using two levers

Leverhulme, 1st Viscount British & World English

(1851–1925), English industrialist and philanthropist; born William Hesketh Lever. He and his brother manufactured soap under the trade name Sunlight; their company, Lever Bros., came to form the basis of the international corporation Unilever. Leverhulme founded the model village Port Sunlight for his company’s workers

bell crank British & World English

A lever with two arms which have a common fulcrum at their junction

bell-crank lever in bell crank British & World English

A lever with two arms which have a common fulcrum at their junction

William Hesketh Lever in Leverhulme, 1st Viscount British & World English

(1851–1925), English industrialist and philanthropist; born William Hesketh Lever. He and his brother manufactured soap under the trade name Sunlight; their company, Lever Bros., came to form the basis of the international corporation Unilever. Leverhulme founded the model village Port Sunlight for his company’s workers