1. (Science: mechanics) a rigid piece which is capable of turning about one point, or axis (the fulcrum), and in which... Read More
The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever.
(Science: mechanics) leverage of a couple, the... Read More
1. One who, or that which, drives; the person or thing that urges or compels anything else to move onward.
2. The... Read More
1. To make equal; to cause to correspond, or be like, in amount or degree as compared; as, to equalize accounts,... Read More
1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) Of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively;... Read More
Origin: L, bedpost, fr. Fulcire to prop.
1. A prop or support.
2. (Science: mechanics) That by which a lever is... Read More
1. One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat.
2. A movable obstruction in a... Read More
1. (Science: botany) a fern of the genus Pteris, especially. The P. Aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has... Read More
Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More