Wrecking bar


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wrecking bar

[′rek·iŋ ‚bär]
(design engineering)

Wrecking bar

A steel bar used for prying and pulling nails; one end is slightly bent with a chisel-shaped tip, and the other end U-shaped with a claw tip for pulling nails. Also called a pinch bar.

pinch bar, claw bar, ripping bar, wrecking bar

A steel bar with a U-shaped claw at one end and a chisel point at the other; often used as a lever for lifting heavy objects.

wrecking bar

wrecking bar
See pinch bar.
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