pinch bar


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pinch bar

[′pinch ‚bär]
(design engineering)
A pointed lever, used somewhat like a crowbar, to roll heavy wheels.

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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Horizontally opposed V-Shape pinch bars strangle the neck for safe untying and automated opening and closing of the bag.
The parison must be long enough to allow pinch bars to seal the parison bottom and clear the mold.
Logs and branches were cleared, large stones levered out of the ground and tree stumps attacked with mattocks, saws and pinch bars, to reveal a clear patch of mud - lovely