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  1. lever

    • IPA[ˈlevər]

    美式

    • n.
      a rigid bar resting on a pivot, used to help move a heavy or firmly fixed load with one end when pressure is applied to the other;a projecting arm or handle that is moved to operate a mechanism
    • v.
      lift or move with a lever;move (someone or something) with a concerted physical effort
    • verb: lever, 3rd person present: levers, gerund or present participle: levering, past tense: levered, past participle: levered

    • noun: lever, plural noun: levers

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a rigid bar resting on a pivot, used to help move a heavy or firmly fixed load with one end when pressure is applied to the other a tire lever 同義詞 crowbar, bar, handspike, jimmy, crank, ... 更多
    • a projecting arm or handle that is moved to operate a mechanism she pulled a lever at the base of the cage 同義詞 handle, grip, pull, switch, joystick, ... 更多
    • a means of exerting pressure on someone to act in a particular way rich countries increasingly use foreign aid as a lever to promote political pluralism

    動詞

    • 1. lift or move with a lever she levered the lid off the pot with a screwdriver
    • move (someone or something) with a concerted physical effort she levered herself up against the pillows
    • use a lever the men got hold of the coffin and levered at it with crowbars
    • pressurize (someone) to do something another sticking point is the money that will be required to lever the unions into accepting a deal