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crowbar

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noun crow·bar \ˈkrō-ˌbär\

Simple Definition of crowbar

  • : a metal bar that has a thin flat edge at one end and is used to open or lift things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crowbar

  1. :  an iron or steel bar that is usually wedge-shaped at the working end for use as a pry or lever

crowbar

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CROWBAR Defined for Kids

crowbar

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noun crow·bar \ˈkrō-ˌbär\

Definition of crowbar for Students

  1. :  a metal bar used as a lever (as for prying things apart)




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