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Leverage

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Leverage

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

(Science: mechanics) leverage of a couple, 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.