Fulcrum

Definition of Fulcrum

Ful´crum
n.1.
1.A prop or support.
2.(Mech.) That by which a lever is sustained, or about which it turns in lifting or moving a body.
3.(Bot.) An accessory organ such as a tendril, stipule, spine, and the like.
4.(Zool.) The horny inferior surface of the lingua of certain insects.
5.(Anat.) The connective tissue supporting the framework of the retina of the eye.

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