operating lever

operating lever

[′äp·ə‚rād·iŋ ‚lev·ər]
(ordnance)
Lever device on a gun with which the breech is opened and closed.
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Contract awarded for 42xxns-set of compact splicing connector 2 conductor with operating lever, 450 v , 32 amp for terminal capacity 0.8 sq.
Ease of Use: Fire extinguishing ball do not have any safety pin, operating lever, moving or mechanical parts with zero training cost, making it easier to operate for people of all ages.
To test a load, the breech block on this receiver was lowered with the operating lever that allowed a technician to insert a cartridge.
Le said the R530 is easier to operate and features an electronic hydrostatic transmission, multi-function operating lever, deluxe interior--making it more comfortable for the driver--and digital diagnostic indicators.
SINGLE-STROKE PNEUMATIC Instead of multiple pumps, you operate the operating lever just one time.
In the Marlin rifle, the end of its operating lever bears on the bolt during closure for breech lockup, but the lever of the Browning serves only to house the trigger mechanism and for reciprocating the bolt.
Each pump is supplied with a multi positional 610 mm operating lever for increased operator comfort, and for ease of use and added safety, all models are fitted with a factory pre-set relief valve.
The Northrop-Sierra voluntary-opening hook closed by two coiled clock springs permits this choice by constant engagement of one spring but selective additional engagement of the second spring by moving a button on the operating lever. To engage or release the second spring, this button may be moved by bumping it against a fixed object in the environment or by using the opposite arm.
The extra-long, angled operating lever can easily be controlled and requires minimum force.
The Cone range has a simple, straight body and spout with softly rounded edges, while the Focus taps are cylindrical in design and feature a minimalist style with a single operating lever on each of the taps in the range.
The skipper reached towards the operating lever to stop it but was unable to do so."