Slang meaning of prise

prise means: a lever

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prise means: a lever

Slang definition of prise

prise means: a lever

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Scalebeam (n.): The lever or beam of a balance; the lever of a platform scale, to which the poise for weighing is applied.

Leverage (n.): The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever.

Prize (n.): A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever.

Jack (n.): A portable machine variously constructed, for exerting great pressure, or lifting or moving a heavy body through a small distance. It consists of a lever, screw, rack and pinion, hydraulic press, or any simple combination of mechanical powers, working in a compact pedestal or support and operated by a lever, crank, capstan bar, etc. The name is often given to a jackscrew, which is a kind of jack.

Lever (adv.): Rather.

Pry (n.): A lever; also, leverage.

Heaver (n.): A bar used as a lever.

Lever (a.): More agreeable; more pleasing.

Gavelock (n.): An iron crow or lever.

Crowbar (n.): A bar of iron sharpened at one end, and used as a lever.

Gaffle (n.): A lever to bend crossbows.

Prize (v. t.): To move with a lever; to force up or open; to pry.

Lever (n.): A bar, as a capstan bar, applied to a rotatory piece to turn it.

Underspore (v. t.): To raise with a spar, or piece of wood, used as a lever.

Fulcrum (n.): That by which a lever is sustained, or about which it turns in lifting or moving a body.

Monkeytail (n.): A short, round iron bar or lever used in naval gunnery.

Rock staff (v. i.): An oscillating bar in a machine, as the lever of the bellows of a forge.

Jack (n.): A lever for depressing the sinkers which push the loops down on the needles.

Target (n.): A conspicuous disk attached to a switch lever to show its position, or for use as a signal.

Pull (v. t.): To take or make, as a proof or impression; -- hand presses being worked by pulling a lever.

Cuddy (n.): A lever mounted on a tripod for lifting stones, leveling up railroad ties, etc.

Prizing (n.): The application of a lever to move any weighty body, as a cask, anchor, cannon, car, etc. See Prize, n., 5.

Vise (n.): An instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a screw, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing.

Handspike (n.): A bar or lever, generally of wood, used in a windlass or capstan, for heaving anchor, and, in modified forms, for various purposes.

Homodromous (a.): Moving in the same direction; -- said of a lever or pulley in which the resistance and the actuating force are both on the same side of the fulcrum or axis.

Tappet (n.): A lever or projection moved by some other piece, as a cam, or intended to tap or touch something else, with a view to produce change or regulate motion.

Abutment (n.): A fixed point or surface from which resistance or reaction is obtained, as the cylinder head of a steam engine, the fulcrum of a lever, etc.

Pedal (a.): A lever or key acted on by the foot, as in the pianoforte to raise the dampers, or in the organ to open and close certain pipes; a treadle, as in a lathe or a bicycle.

Grasshopper (n.): In ordinary square or upright pianos of London make, the escapement lever or jack, so made that it can be taken out and replaced with the key; -- called also the hopper.

Tumbler (n.): A movable obstruction in a lock, consisting of a lever, latch, wheel, slide, or the like, which must be adjusted to a particular position by a key or other means before the bolt can be thrown in locking or unlocking.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to a lever

Meaning of LEVER JERKER

LEVER JERKER means: Interlocker lever man

Meaning of LEVER ARCH FILES

LEVER ARCH FILES means: Lever arch files is London Cockney rhyming slang for haemorrhoids (piles).

Meaning of prise

prise means: a lever

Meaning of rampike

rampike means: a heavy stick used as a lever

Meaning of lever le nez 

lever le nez  means: raise one’s head

Meaning of JOHNSON BAR

JOHNSON BAR means: Reverse lever on a locomotive. (See drop 'er down)

Meaning of élever dans du coton

élever dans du coton means: spoil [a child]; coddle

Meaning of Loud Handle

Loud Handle means: Lever or grip that fires ejection seat.

Meaning of Purchase

Purchase means: A mechanical method of increasing force, such as with a tackle or lever.

Meaning of Armstrong (lever)

Armstrong (lever) means: A nice way of put the fact that a sailor has to do it by hand, and achieve the task without mechanical aid.

Meaning of Tiller

Tiller means: A lever used for steering, attached to the top of the rudderpost. Common in sailboats and small craft.

Meaning of Whipstaff

Whipstaff means: A vertical lever connected to a tiller, used for steering on larger ships before the development of the ship's wheel.

Meaning of brieze

brieze means: (Breeze) to press down firmly, to lean hard on, to press down with a lever or prise

Meaning of HOOK 'ER UP AND PULL HER TAIL

HOOK 'ER UP AND PULL HER TAIL means: To set the reverse lever up on the quadrant and pull the throttle well out for high speed

Meaning of Tiller

Tiller means: A horizontal bar or beam attached to the rudder-head, acting as a lever by means of which the rudder is moved in the act of steering.

Meaning of gear lever

gear lever means: n the “stick” of a stick-shift car. This applies to cars with manual transmission - automatic cars in the U.K. are reserved for pensioners, the severely disabled and Americans.

Meaning of right

right means: Rear. (Right shift lever controls the rear D.)

Meaning of DROP 'ER DOWN

DROP 'ER DOWN means: Pull reverse lever forward. Drop 'er in the corner means to make fast time, figuratively dropping the Johnson bar in one corner of the cab

Meaning of Y Valve

Y Valve means: Liquid flows through into the valve and flows out through one of two tubes which is selected by changing the angle of a lever.

Meaning of PLUG

PLUG means: "One-horse" passenger train. Also throttle of old-style locomotive; hence engineers were known as plug-pullers. Plugging her means using the reverse lever as a brake instead of the air. Local passenger trains are sometimes referred to as Plug runs

Meaning of Scalebeam

Scalebeam means: The lever or beam of a balance; the lever of a platform scale, to which the poise for weighing is applied.

Meaning of Leverage

Leverage means: The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever.

Meaning of Prize

Prize means: A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A portable machine variously constructed, for exerting great pressure, or lifting or moving a heavy body through a small distance. It consists of a lever, screw, rack and pinion, hydraulic press, or any simple combination of mechanical powers, working in a compact pedestal or support and operated by a lever, crank, capstan bar, etc. The name is often given to a jackscrew, which is a kind of jack.

Meaning of Lever

Lever means: Rather.

Meaning of Pry

Pry means: A lever; also, leverage.

Meaning of Heaver

Heaver means: A bar used as a lever.

Meaning of Lever

Lever means: More agreeable; more pleasing.

Meaning of Gavelock

Gavelock means: An iron crow or lever.

Meaning of Crowbar

Crowbar means: A bar of iron sharpened at one end, and used as a lever.

Meaning of Gaffle

Gaffle means: A lever to bend crossbows.

Meaning of Prize

Prize means: To move with a lever; to force up or open; to pry.

Meaning of Lever

Lever means: A bar, as a capstan bar, applied to a rotatory piece to turn it.

Meaning of Underspore

Underspore means: To raise with a spar, or piece of wood, used as a lever.

Meaning of Fulcrum

Fulcrum means: That by which a lever is sustained, or about which it turns in lifting or moving a body.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Impenetrability

Impenetrability means: That property in virtue of which two portions of matter can not at the same time occupy the same portion of space.

Meaning of Lanier

Lanier means: A thong of leather; a whip lash.

Meaning of Latration

Latration means: A barking.

Meaning of Pseudovaries

Pseudovaries means: of Pseudovary

Meaning of Undersized

Undersized means: Of a size less than is common.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of Fanny Bandit

Fanny Bandit means: homo, man who loves to smackledork

Meaning of Zonked

Zonked means: If someone is zonked or "zonked out" it means they are totally knackered or you might say exhausted. When a baby has drunk so much milk, his eyes roll into the back of his head, it would be fair to say he was zonked!

Meaning of crash

crash means: To fall into bed or to become relaxed e.g. "I'm going to crash when I get home.".

Meaning of UP AGAINST THE STEM

UP AGAINST THE STEM means: addicted to smoking marijuana

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