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FULCRUM (fulcra)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fulcrum mean? 

FULCRUM (noun)
  The noun FULCRUM has 1 sense:

1. the pivot about which a lever turns

  Familiarity information: FULCRUM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FULCRUM (noun)


Sense 1fulcrum [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The pivot about which a lever turns

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("fulcrum" is a kind of...):

pin; pivot (axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns)

Holonyms ("fulcrum" is a part of...):

lever (a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum)


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