leverage

[ lev-er-ij, lee-ver- ]SEE DEFINITION OF leverage

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This gives it leverage, or focus for the outworking of its forces.

If it is too high, it gives the wind a very dangerous degree of leverage.

In that way he gets a little more "leverage," as it is called.

But he found this impossible to accomplish; he could secure no leverage on the instrument.

All the power and leverage he could bring to bear was useless.

The door was of flimsy pine, and it gave quickly to the poker's leverage.

Thick soles interfere with the leverage action of the big toe.

It was the Irish-Americans who got the leverage for freeing Ireland.

With the leverage thus obtained, he shoved the boat faster than before.

"My automatic hasn't the leverage of your gun," he remarked to the Frenchman in explanation.

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