ful•crumPronunciation: (fool'krum, ful'-), [key]
—n., pl. -crums, -craPronunciation: (-kru), [key]
the support, or point of rest, on which a lever turns in moving a body.
any prop or support.
any of various structures in an animal serving as a hinge or support.
to fit with a fulcrum; put a fulcrum on.
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