fulcrum point

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  • Fulcrum (drumming) — Fulcrum is a drumming term. Traditionally, the fulcrum is said to denote the part of a percussionist s grip that is the main lever for the drumstick/mallet to rotate. This is usually created by the thumb + index finger, the thumb + middle finger …   Wikipedia

  • Fulcrum (Anglican think tank) — Fulcrum is a Church of England think tank representing the Evangelical Centre of the CofE. Formed in 2002, Fulcrum aims to renew the moderate centre of the evangelical tradition in the Church of England.Fulcrum Website http://fulcrum anglican.org …   Wikipedia

  • fulcrum — [fool′krəm, ful′krəm] n. pl. fulcrums or fulcra [fool′krə, ful′krə] [L, bedpost, support, akin to fulcire: see BALK] 1. a) the support or point of support on which a lever turns in raising or moving something: see LEVER b) Zool. any structure… …   English World dictionary

  • fulcrum — ► NOUN (pl. fulcra or fulcrums) ▪ the point against which a lever is placed to get a purchase, or on which it turns or is supported. ORIGIN Latin, post of a couch , from fulcire prop up …   English terms dictionary

  • Fulcrum — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Fulcrum », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Fulcrum (traduisible en français par pivot ou… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fulcrum — UK [ˈfʊlkrəm] / US noun [countable] Word forms fulcrum : singular fulcrum plural fulcrums or fulcra 1) physics the point on which an object balances or turns 2) the person or thing that everything else depends on Many people see marriage as the… …   English dictionary

  • fulcrum — /fool kreuhm, ful /, n., pl. fulcrums, fulcra / kreuh/, v. n. 1. the support, or point of rest, on which a lever turns in moving a body. 2. any prop or support. 3. Zool. any of various structures in an animal serving as a hinge or support. v.t. 4 …   Universalium

  • fulcrum — ful|crum [ fulkrəm ] noun count 1. ) SCIENCE the point on which an object balances or turns 2. ) the person or thing that everything else depends on: Many people see marriage as the fulcrum of their lives …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fulcrum —   n. (pl. ra) support; point or support on which lever rests.    ♦ fulcral, a.    ♦ fulcrate, a. having a fulcrum …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • fulcrum — A support or the point thereon on which a lever turns. [L. a bedpost, fr. fulcio, to prop up] …   Medical dictionary


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