A rigid bar that pivots about one point and that is used to move an object at a second point by a force applied at a third.

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fulk* Fulcrum Support, or point of rest, on which a lever turns in moving a body.
* Lever A rigid bar that pivots about one point and that is used to move an object at a second point by a force applied at a third.
* Pulley, Crane, Derrick A wheel, with a grooved rim for carrying a line, that turns in a frame or block and serves to change the direction of or to transmit force, as when one end of the line is pulled to raise a weight at the other end.
sprenq* Spring (machine) Machine, typically a coil or strip of steel, that stores potential energy when it is compressed, stretched, or bent and releases it when the restraining force is removed.
* Wedge Machine of interjacence and separation.

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Lever synonyms

Crow, crowbar, gavelock, jemmy, jimmy, marline spike or marlinspike, handspike.