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pinch bar

noun
1.
a kind of crowbar or lever with a projection that serves as a fulcrum.
Also called ripping bar, wrecking bar.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples for pinch bar
  • The job required him to uncouple cars and to use a pinch bar to move the cars.
British Dictionary definitions for pinch bar

pinch bar

noun
1.
a crowbar with a lug formed on it to provide a fulcrum
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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