mechanical advantage


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mechanical advantage

n.
The ratio of the output force produced by a machine to the applied input force.
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mechanical advantage

n
(Mechanical Engineering) the ratio of the working force exerted by a mechanism to the applied effort
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mechan′ical advan′tage


n.
the ratio of output force to the input force applied to a mechanism.
[1890–95]
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mechanical advantage

The ratio of load to effort produced by a machine.
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Noun1.mechanical advantage - the ratio of the force exerted by a machine to the force applied to itmechanical advantage - the ratio of the force exerted by a machine to the force applied to it
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
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"So we've got to be careful how we define 'reasonably available.' "If you've got a spring coil underneath them, it's a mechanical advantage. If they're designed for the specific need of our top athletes I'm comforted companies are doing that."
If you've got a spring coil underneath them well fine, that's clearly a mechanical advantage. If they're designed for the specific need of our top athletes I'm rather comforted that shoe companies are doing that."
"So we've got to be careful how we define 'reasonably available.' If you've got a spring coil underneath them, it's a mechanical advantage.
Campers also treated a simulated ankle injury and packaged the patient for a short carry in a stokes basket, and raised Ranger Slade using a 9:1 mechanical advantage system with rope equipment.
Instead, the operator guides a pallet over a pivot point, creating a mechanical advantage that prevents back strain.
Three models of BD (brute disk) caliper brakes-air actuated, spring actuated/air released, and spring actuated/hydraulically released-use arms to provide a mechanical advantage for higher clamping force.
In managing shoulder dystocia, my maneuver is to use my elbow to maximize mechanical advantage when applying suprapubic pressure to push the trapped shoulder down.
The Contender's long, straight trigger requires the shooter to position the tip of the finger on the curved bottom portion to maximize the mechanical advantage and produce the smoothest, lightest pull possible.
This scenario could benefit from the improved mechanical advantage provided by the increased purchase of an ambidextrous charging handle.