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fulcra Explained

fulcra at English irregular forms Of Explained:

pl. of {fulcrum}

Fulcra at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Fulcra \Ful"cra\, n. pl.
See {Fulcrum}.

Fulcrum \Ful"crum\, n.; pl. L. {Fulcra}, E. {Fulcrums}. [L.,
bedpost, fr. fulcire to prop.]
1. A prop or support.

2. (Mech.) That by which a lever is sustained, or about which
it turns in lifting or moving a body.

3. (Bot.) An accessory organ such as a tendril, stipule,
spine, and the like. [R.] --Gray.

4. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The horny inferior surface of the lingua of certain
(b) One of the small, spiniform scales found on the front
edge of the dorsal and caudal fins of many ganoid

5. (Anat.) The connective tissue supporting the framework of
the retina of the eye.

fulcra at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : the pivot about which a lever turns
[also: {fulcra} (pl)]

See {fulcrum}

fulcra at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: plural of » fulcrum


    * carful

  • Category: Category:English plurals ending in "-a" -
    Translation: ar » fulcra
    Translation: fr » fulcra
    Translation: ku » fulcra
    Translation: my » fulcra
    Translation: no » fulcra
    Translation: ta » fulcra
    Translation: vi » fulcra