What Is a Fulcrum?


A fulcrum is the point in the body against which a structure is able to act as a lever. It is also a point, against which it can turn, move or lift the body. It can also be defined as a point of support on which a string vibrates.
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fulcrum: the pivot about which a lever turns
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[fool-kruhm, fuhl-]
the support, or point of rest, on which a lever turns in moving a body.
any prop or support.
Zoology any of various structures in an animal serving as a hinge or support.
to fit with a fulcrum; put a fulcrum on.
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A fulcrum is a point in which a structure can act as a lever or against which it is able to turn, pick up or move the body.
A fulcrum is a support for a lever. For example, in a see-saw, the fulcrum is the middle part of the see-saw. It is the part that does not go up and down. You can find more information here: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/fulcrum
A fulcrum is the point on a lever where it pivots. As an example, if you think of a seesaw as lever, the bar that holds it up off the ground in the middle in the fulcrum. You can find more information here: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulcrum
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