Leverage

Definition of Leverage

Lev´er`age   Pronunciation: lĕv´ẽr`ãj or lē´vẽr`ãj
n.1.The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever.
Leverage of a couple
(Mech.) the perpendicular distance between the lines of action of two forces which act in parallel and opposite directions.
Leverage of a force
the perpendicular distance from the line in which a force acts upon a body to a point about which the body may be supposed to turn.

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