There are 2 translations of lever in Spanish:

lever1

Pronunciation: /ˈlevər; ˈliːvə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (for prising, lifting) palanca (f)
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    • In Book II Heron discusses lifting heavy objects with a lever, a pulley, a wedge, or a screw.
    • One lever ‘set’ consists of two rigid levers and four deflectable lever pairs of different length, any of which can be used for the experiment.
    • This can happen through leverage by rigid levers, or it can occur in pliant hydrostatic cylinders of constant volume.
    1.2 (on machine) palanca (f)
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    • For convenience and safety, some skid-steer loader manufacturers mount switches on the steering control grips or levers to control these multifunctional tools.
    • Dr. Zamia pulled a lever with a red handle, and the hum evolved into a loud roar.
    • Most excavator operators find it easier to operate levers, switches, and other controls with their hands or fingers rather than the ball or heel of their foot.

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There are 2 translations of lever in Spanish:

lever2

vt

  • (+ adv compl) to lever sth open abrir* algo haciendo palanca
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    • Once inside, the lock was broken on the church door, which was levered open.
    • Firefighters did their best to coax Kaitlin out too, but were forced to lever open the door.
    • She called the police, woke her husband and the couple then watched as Townsend tried to lever open the door.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.