lever-action

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balance consisting of a lever with two equal arms and a pan suspended from each arm beam balance
stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs cant dog , peavey , peavy
pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism clutch , clutch pedal
lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane control stick , joystick , stick
heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge crowbar , pry , pry bar , wrecking bar
gear that engages a rocking lever escape wheel
lever that is operated with the foot foot lever , foot pedal , pedal , treadle
pivot about which a lever turns fulcrum
lever pivots, point on which fulcrum
support for lever that balances, lifts, moves fulcrum
lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun gun trigger , trigger
hand-operated lever that controls the throttle valve hand throttle
metal bar (or length of pipe) used as a lever handspike
bar used as a lever (as in twisting rope) heaver
lever that actuates a mechanism when depressed key
flat metal tumbler in a lever lock lever , lever tumbler
mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever leverage , purchase
compound lever used to crack nuts open nutcracker
hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping pair of pincers , pair of tweezers , pincer , tweezer
operate a lever using the foot pedal
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