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Lever

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

Leverage

Leverage The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever. (Science: mechanics) leverage of a couple, the... Read More

Driver

Driver 1. One who, or that which, drives; the person or thing that urges or compels anything else to move onward. 2. The... Read More

Equalize

Equalize 1. To make equal; to cause to correspond, or be like, in amount or degree as compared; as, to equalize accounts,... Read More

Pedal

pedal 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) Of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively;... Read More

Fulcrum

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

Tumbler

tumbler 1. One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat. 2. A movable obstruction in a... Read More

Drivers

Driver 1. One who, or that which, drives; the person or thing that urges or compels anything else to move onward. 2. The... Read More

Brake

Brake 1. (Science: botany) a fern of the genus Pteris, especially. The P. Aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has... Read More

Tumblers

tumbler 1. One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat. 2. A movable obstruction in a... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More