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Synonyms for lever

Synonyms for lever

a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock

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to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open

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Today's inexpensive bolt-action rifles have sounded the death knell for the lever action," he said.
Instead of taking stern action against lever transplant mafia, the officials of FIA including Inspector Asghar Baloch and constable Dost Mohammad have become the part of that gang after receiving Rs 5 million cash, luxury vehicle and other valuables from the gang, the application added.
Lever, 46, denied raping and sexually abusing the women but was unanimously convicted of the offences by a jury earlier this month.
Five Levers to Improve Learning: How to Prioritize for Powerful Results in Your School
Therefore, the discrepancies in results between Experiments 1 and 2 were more likely due to the way in which the asymmetrical CO requirements interacted with the RI schedules; whereas in Experiment 1 the RI schedules were dependently arranged obligating animals to visit both alternatives (forced choice), in Experiment 2 the RI schedules were independently arranged allowing room for exclusive preference for the lever with the lowest switching-into requirement (Aparicio and Jimenez 2007).
During the forward push phase of the lever stroke, torque is transmitted to the wheels through the belt and pulley mechanism while a torsion spring located in the pulley is tensioned.
Bolton-born William Hesketh Lever, the 1st Viscount Leverhulme, was famed for founding soap makers Lever Brothers.
With a higher spout, reduced body and shorter lever, it is ideal for the requirements of small and medium-sized washbasins, commented a company spokesperson.
The lever is curved inward at the top, and as you shove your thumb down in between your body and the gun and acquire a firing grip on the pistol, your thumb pushes the lever in and deactivates the lock.
Frank Lever, 45, was first accused of indecently assaulting the girl - now aged in her thirties - early last year.
com or call 0191 201 6069 SUNLIGHT Chambers, on the corner of the Bigg Market and High Bridge, was home to the soap manufacturers, the Lever Brothers.
These photos show a clutch hold-out lever used on Farmall F-12 and F-14 tractors.
While RAG lever features grooved insert fir contemporary aesthetic, RGM lever has 2 machined bands at end of grip to evoke subtle and minimalist aesthetic.
BUT SOME DRIVERS TRY TO MAKE IT EVEN EASIER HATCH'S LOCK LEVER IN THE PROCESSS