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Simple Machines

force exerting pressure over object or substance
friction the act f a surface or an object rubbing against each other
fulcrum the support on which a lever turns or is helped in moving or lifting something
inclined plane a plank or plane surface put at an angle to a horizontal surface
lever a bar which rests on a fulcrum
load amount of work a machine is expected to perform
machine any device that applies or changes the direction of power, force, or motion
axle bar on which a wheel turns
power strength of force that can be exerted on other bodies
pull to move, usually with force or effort
pulley a wheel that has a groove in the rim where a rope can run and change the direction the pull
push to move something away by pressing against it
screw cylinder with a ridge winding around it. Its a simple machine
spring something that produces action, a moving force
tool an instrument of work
torque a force that causes rotation
wedge to force an openning
wheel a round frame that turns on a pin or shaft in its middle
work an effort in doing or making something
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