Leverage of a couple
Leverage Lev"er*age (l[e^]v"[~e]r*[asl]j or l[=e]"v[~e]r*[asl]j), n. The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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