toggle joint


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toggle joint

n.
A joint made of two arms attached by a pivot shaped like an elbow, allowing force to be exerted at the ends of the arms as the joint is expanded.

toggle joint

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a device consisting of two arms pivoted at a common joint and at their outer ends and used to apply pressure by straightening the angle between the two arms
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Noun1.toggle joint - a joint made by two arms attached by a pivottoggle joint - a joint made by two arms attached by a pivot; used to apply pressure at the two ends by straightening the joint
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
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The toggle joint then bends upward so the breech block is free to move back.
This section has two pieces extending to the rear (the barrel extension), into which are housed the breechblock, the two toggle joint links (or arms), and the firing pin and sear assemblies.
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