Noun(1) the pivot about which a lever turns
(1) But when you pare away the sentimentality, when you realise that sumptuous as the scenery is it does not pay the mortgage, you appreciate that farming is the fulcrum of rural life, the pivot that makes everything else possible.(2) If pre-emption replaces deterrence as the fulcrum of global engineering, then the boundary blurs between the forces of civilisation and terror.(3) There's a counterweight to create and a fulcrum to position to solve it.(4) Here the discovery of a sexual relationship between the beguiling pottery teacher and a loutish lad becomes the fulcrum of staff-room power: it seems all too alarmingly possible.(5) When they attacked, Parks was invariably the fulcrum , prompting and probing with his educated boot and exposing the Ospreys' frailty in midfield.(6) Mason always has been a great team player, as long as he was the fulcrum in its offense or played a major role.(7) Maybe I'm ignorant to the ways of the marketing world, but I can't imagine Winnie the Pooh being the fulcrum which tips scales in the favor of purchasing a cereal.(8) Yet they camped in the Tullow 22 for most of the closing ten minutes with Stephen Dalton making one good surge for the left corner and O'Brien the fulcrum of drives off penalties after that.(9) she was the fulcrum of family life(10) You get higher leverage with the cable attached closer to the to the pivot, as you would expect when moving the person you are trying to lift toward the fulcrum of a teeter totter.(11) Yet in the past humanism has always played down our dependency on our planetary habitat, placing the fulcrum of our humanity in an essentially mythological realm of spirit and reason.(12) The shoulder joint serves as the fulcrum for a third class lever system designed for mobility and speed of movement, not for strength.(13) An American rapprochement with Iran is essential, he would argue, but the real fulcrum should be Najaf.(14) the hall serves as a fulcrum for community activities(15) research is the fulcrum of the academic community(16) The odd-looking wood ball acts as a fulcrum , transforming even a short handle into a powerful lever.
1. resort ::
2. support ::
3. fulcrum ::
4. shelter ::
5. prop ::
6. mounting ::
7. bondage ::
8. reign ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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Give me a FULCRUM and a lever
and I can move the Earth.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 2
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