crowbar

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From crow +‎ bar, probably because the forked end looks like a crow's foot.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

A crowbar

crowbar (plural crowbars)

  1. An iron or steel bar, often with a flattened end which may also be hook-shaped, to be used as a lever to manually force things apart.
  2. An electrical circuit that prevents an overvoltage from causing damage.
  3. A type of cocktail made with only Crown Royal whiskey and lemon lime soda.

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Verb[edit]

crowbar (third-person singular simple present crowbars, present participle crowbarring, simple past and past participle crowbarred)

  1. (transitive) To use force to move.