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1. a short shaft or pin supporting something that turns; fulcrum
2. the end of a shaft or arbor that terminates in a bearing
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
A short, pointed shaft forming the center and fulcrum on which something turns, balances, or oscillates.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. A hinge.
2. The axle or pin about which a window or door rotates.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.