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Definitions for (noun) lever

Main entry: lever Definition: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum

Main entry: lever, lever tumbler Definition: a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock

Main entry: lever Definition: a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

Definitions for (verb) lever

Main entry: pry, prise, prize, jimmy, lever Definition: to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open Usage: The burglar jimmied the lock: Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail