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English definition of “distance multiplier”

distance multiplier

noun [C]     /ˈdɪs.tənsˌmʌl.tɪ.plaɪər/ US  // specialized
a system or machine, for example a bicycle, that uses effort over a short distance to move a load through a longer distance → Compare force multiplierEnergy, force and powerPower and intensity
(Definition of distance multiplier noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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