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Translation of "lever" - English-Spanish dictionary

lever

noun   /ˈliː·vər/
a handle that you push or pull to make a machine work palanca
a long bar or tool that you use to lift or move something by pressing one end palanca
verb   /ˈliː·vər/
to move something using a lever apalancar She levered up the drain cover.
(Definition of lever from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

lever

noun /ˈliːvə, (American) ˈlevər/
a bar of wood, metal etc used to lift heavy weights palanca A crowbar is a kind of lever You must use a coin as a lever to get the lid of that tin off.
a bar or handle for operating a machine etc palanca This is the lever that switches on the power.
leverage /-ridʒ/ noun
power that can be used to influence someone’s actions or decisions influencias The public has some leverage with their representatives in the Senate.
the power gained by the use of a lever This tool gives better leverage. acción de palanca This tool gives better leverage.
(Definition of lever from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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