ripping bar


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ripping bar

[′rip·iŋ ‚bär]
(design engineering)
A steel bar with a chisel at one end and a curved claw for pulling nails at the other. Also known as claw bar; wrecking bar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.