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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.
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(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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|Noun||1.||toggle 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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