ripping bar

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Related to ripping bar: crowbar, pry bar, pliers, wrecking bar
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Noun1.ripping bar - a steel lever with one end formed into a ripping chisel and the other a gooseneck with a claw for pulling nails
lever - a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
ripping chisel - a long chisel with a slightly bent cutting end; used for heavy prying or cleaning mortises
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Not to be confused with demolition ripping bars, crow bars are straight and used for prying and levering heavy objects and for breaking up hard ground.
* Ripping bars, also known as crowbars or wrecking bars, are used in construction, demolition end where pulling nails, ripping wood and similar tasks are done.
* Pry bars are smaller and flatter than ripping bars and are not designed for heavy-duty prying.