simple machine love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A simple device, such as a lever, pulley, or inclined plane; a machine without moving parts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device that only requires the application of a single force to work.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point


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