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1. A simple machine consisting of a rigid bar pivoted on a fixed point and used to transmit force, as in raising or moving a weight at one end by pushing down on the other.

2. A projecting handle used to adjust or operate a mechanism.

3. A ceremony at the French Court at which the King or Queen was attended by favoured courtiers and attendants, while getting out of bed and ready for the day.

4. A means of accomplishing; a tool: used friendship as a lever to obtain advancement.
I pulled the lever with all my strength, and turned the machine off.
by James Howards February 23, 2004

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