Fulcrum


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Fulcrum FUHL-krəmPart of speech: nounOrigin: Latin, late 17th century
1A thing that plays a central or essential role in an activity, event, or situation.2The point on which a lever rests or is supported and on which it pivots.
 
Examples of Fulcrum in a sentence “His relationship with his wife was the true fulcrum of his life experience.” “Levers are a simple, comprehensible way to study how fulcrums work.”