Translation of "lever" - English-Spanish dictionary

lever

noun uk /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 uk /ˈliː·vər/

to move something using a lever

apalancar
She levered up the drain cover.

(Translation 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.

(Translation of “lever” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)