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Fulcrum Origin: L, bedpost, fr. Fulcire to prop. 1. A prop or support. 2. (Science: mechanics) That by which a lever is... Read More

Fulcrum line

Fulcrum line An imaginary line around which a removable partial denture tends to rotate. Synonym: rotational... Read More


Lever 1. (Science: mechanics) a rigid piece which is capable of turning about one point, or axis (the fulcrum), and in which... Read More

Stop Global Warming: The Solution Is You! (Speaker’s Corner) by L. David

Stop Global Warming: The Solution Is You! (Speaker's Corner)     ... Read More


Machine 1. In general, any combination of bodies so connected that their relative motions are constrained, and by means of... Read More


Arm 1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey. 2.... Read More


oar 1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle at... Read More


paddle 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and... Read More