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The ratio of the output force produced by a machine to the applied input force.
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(Mechanical Engineering) the ratio of the working force exerted by a mechanism to the applied effort
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the ratio of output force to the input force applied to a mechanism.
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The ratio of load to effort produced by a machine.
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|Noun||1.||mechanical 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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