fulcro

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fulcrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈful.kro/
  • Rhymes: -ulkro
  • Hyphenation: fùl‧cro

Noun[edit]

fulcro m (plural fulcri)

  1. (physics) fulcrum
  2. pivot, crux, core, thrust
    il fulcro del problemathe crux of the problem
  3. (botany) the haustoria or other attacking organ of a parasitic plant

Further reading[edit]

  • fulcro in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fulcrō

  1. dative/ablative singular of fulcrum

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fulcrum (bedpost, foot of a couch), from fulciō (to prop up, to support).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈfuw.kɾu/ [ˈfuʊ̯.kɾu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈfuw.kɾo/ [ˈfuʊ̯.kɾo]

Noun[edit]

fulcro m (plural fulcros)

  1. fulcrum (the pivot about which a lever turns)
    Synonyms: sustentáculo, pivô, apoio

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Spanish[edit]

fulcro

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fulcrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfulkɾo/ [ˈful.kɾo]
  • Rhymes: -ulkɾo
  • Syllabification: ful‧cro

Noun[edit]

fulcro m (plural fulcros)

  1. (physics) fulcrum

Further reading[edit]