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WEDGE
two inclined planes used to lift heavy objects or to tighten or hold things in place
PULLEY
A form of wheel and Axel that uses a rope or chain to lift heavy objects.
LOAD
the object being moved or lifted by a simple machine
FORCE
a push or a pull
SCREW
wrapped up inclined plane used to fasten, cut or push
EFFORT FORCE
the force put into a simple machine
ENERGY
The ability to do work
LEVER
a rigid bar resting on a sturdy object used to lift or separate objects
WHEEL AND AXEL
a spinning lever that makes work easier by increasing force
WORK
to apply a force to make an object move
SIMPLE MACHINE
a machine with few parts
INCLINED PLANE
a slanted surface that helps move objects more easily from one level to a higher level