Mechanical-advantage



noun, Mechanics.
1.
the ratio of output force to the input force applied to a mechanism.
noun
1.
the ratio of the working force exerted by a mechanism to the applied effort
mechanical advantage
(mĭ-kān’ĭ-kəl)
The ratio of the output force (acting on a load) produced by a machine to the applied effort (the input force). See also efficiency.

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