HyperDic: fulcrum

English > 1 sense of the word fulcrum:
NOUNartifactfulcrumthe pivot about which a lever turns
fulcrum > pronunciation
Soundsfuh'lkrahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > fulcrum: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe pivot about which a lever turns.
Part ofleverA rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
Broaderpivot, pinAxis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
Spanishfulcro, pivote
Catalanfulcre

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