lever

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lever(
leh
-
vuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (simple machine)
a. la palanca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We can use that boulder as a fulcrum and this board as a lever to lift the piano.Podemos utilizar esa roca como fulcro y este tablón como palanca para levantar el piano.
2. (mechanics)
a. la palanca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Don't pull that lever! - What, this one?¡No tires de esa palanca! - ¿Cuál, esta?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to move; used with "open" or "off")
a. apalancar
Try levering the top off with a screwdriver.Intenta apalancar la tapa con un destornillador.
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lever
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la palanca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a.
to lever a box openabrir una caja haciendo palanca
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
lever [ˈliːvəʳ]
noun
also palanca (f)
transitive verb
to lever sth up/out/off levantar/sacar/quitar algo con palanca
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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