Origin of lever
OTHER WORDS FROM leverre·lev·er, verb (used with object)
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Other definitions for lever (2 of 2)
How to use lever in a sentence
The 65cc and up bikes start to introduce manual clutches and require more rider skills to modulate the clutch lever and click through gears via the shifter.Your kid wants a dirt bike. Here’s what to buy them.|By Serena Bleeker/Dirt Rider|September 4, 2020|Popular-Science
It’s gone from a “strategic lever for the future to a strategic lever for right now,” he says.How scary will a COVID-19 Halloween be for candy companies?|Beth Kowitt|August 29, 2020|Fortune
For Mead and Benedict, social theory was a tool for making sense of the world, but it could also be a lever against your own predicaments.Gender Is What You Make of It - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Charles King|August 5, 2020|Nautilus
In that case, even if we can directly manipulate some of them the way we can directly manipulate links, it’s much harder to know which levers to pull and the most direct way to try to impact the numbers we’re judged on, again, becomes brand.
It won’t be without its challenges, but it’s a policy lever we might pull.
That is, TFA is neither a lever for dramatically improving or ruining U.S. public education.
Instead of pushing the cup against a mechanical lever, users push a “button” on a touchscreen.
A campaign button on his lapel showed him in a smile and a suit, and advertised his name and lever.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Walker is betting that when the time comes to vote, Republicans will pull the lever for a person who gets things done.Scott Walker Is the Perfect Republican Candidate for 2016 (on Paper)|David Freedlander|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mavis Lilian Lever was born in Dulwich, south London, on May 5, 1921, the daughter of a postal worker and a seamstress.Week in Death: The Woman Who Cracked Hitler’s Codes|The Telegraph|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A feed-pump forced water into the boilers; each had a safety-valve with a lever and weight.
The gunner's seat moved with the carriage, from which he could elevate or depress the muzzle by a lever.
The action is Cavaill-Coll's latest improvement on the Barker pneumatic lever.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
His fingers dropped down to the gear lever, his foot snuggled against the clutch pedal.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
In one hand he carried a peevie, a big wooden lever with an iron hook on it, such as men use in rolling fir logs.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss