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pivot

1. a short shaft or pin supporting something that turns; fulcrum
2. the end of a shaft or arbor that terminates in a bearing

pivot

[′piv·ət]
(mechanics)
A short, pointed shaft forming the center and fulcrum on which something turns, balances, or oscillates.

pivot

1. A hinge.
2. The axle or pin about which a window or door rotates.
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