foot lever

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Noun1.foot lever - a lever that is operated with the footfoot lever - a lever that is operated with the foot
accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, throttle, gas, gun - a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"
bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
brake pedal - foot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder
clutch pedal, clutch - a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism; "he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other"
lever - a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
pipe organ, organ - wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
soft pedal - a pedal on a piano that moves the action closer to the strings and so soften the sound
loud pedal, sustaining pedal - a pedal on a piano that lifts the dampers from the strings and so allows them to continue vibrating
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All you do is push one foot lever to fold it up and the same lever to unfold it--nothing could be easier.
Each step on the foot lever exerts a force of up to 1.2 tons of pressure without any upper body strength required!
MISSES Airbox access on top models-plastic screws are a pain / must hold left hand lever or use foot lever to shift into reverse - not the easiest for back-and-forth work like plowing snow
Weed Popper: This 40-inch-long tool uses a foot lever to force tines into the ground and pop out the weed.