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1. The actual lift or elevating direction of a lever or elevator.
2. The mechanical advantage gained thereby.

leverage (leˑ·v·rij),

n chiropractic technique in which the thrust is applied with counterstabilization so that the force of the initial thrust is not lost.


Actual lift or elevating direction of a lever or elevator.
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Further, some acquiring companies have avoided financial covenant defaults by leaving the original issuer intact (as a subsidiary) at leverage levels close to the covenants but, substantially leveraging up the parent company.
FAST InStream is designed to increase the value of enterprise applications and boost ROI for the partner's customers by leveraging the power of FAST Enterprise Search Platform (FAST ESP(TM)) technology.
Working with technologies from FAST will enable our customers and partners to leverage search for increased ROI from their existing applications, as well as build new, innovative search-related applications leveraging the Solaris 10 OS.
Platform and SAS have a history as strategic partners, and we are looking forward to expanding our relationship and leveraging this new technology for the benefit of our customers.
Contivo, the leading provider of automated data integration solutions with its Contivo Vocabulary Management Solution (VMS) products today announced the release of Contivo VMS On-Demand, which enables project teams to achieve complex integration by leveraging an on-demand repository for building, leveraging and managing vocabularies.
By leveraging sFlow, which is natively available in Foundry's best-of-breed network infrastructure, Lancope delivers a powerful and effective security solution that integrates easily into customer environments and scales to meet the growing security needs of enterprise customers.
A key component of CSFB's business strategy is leveraging our leading franchises globally where we see market opportunity in other regions," said John Popp, Managing Director and Global Head of the Leveraged Investments Group at CSFB.
for leveraging deeper retail stocking insights to dramatically improve performance at the shelf.