lever arch file meaning, lever arch file definition | English Cobuild dictionary




1    a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum, used to transfer a force to a load and usually to provide a mechanical advantage  
2    any of a number of mechanical devices employing this principle  
3    a means of exerting pressure in order to accomplish something; strategic aid  
4    to prise or move (an object) with a lever  
     (C13: from Old French leveour, from lever to raise, from Latin levare, from levis light)  
  lever-like      adj  

collective pitch lever  
      n   a lever in a helicopter to change the angle of attack of all the rotor blades simultaneously, causing it to rise or descend  
   Compare       cyclic pitch lever  
cyclic pitch lever  
      n   a lever in a helicopter to change the angle of attack of individual rotor blades, causing the helicopter to move forwards, backwards, or sideways  
   Compare       collective pitch lever  
gear lever   ,   (U.S. and Canadian)   gearshift  
      n   a lever used to move gearwheels relative to each other, esp. in a motor vehicle  
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[arch.] near in space, time or relation, almost (followed by: upon)
"nigh upon" is even stronger in keeping with an antiquated, even biblical style. "The end of the world is nigh upon us"
The electronic contents generated by electronic device or system in form of electronic form or as printed output excluding the computer system files are called e-documents
[Tech.];[Leg.] electronic contents


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