claw bar


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claw bar

[′klȯ ‚bär]
(design engineering)
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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.
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