Noun(1) a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
(1) The drive mechanism may comprise a ratchet and pawl .(2) Pushing this button pushes the spring to one side, retracting the pawl from the bit opening.(3) He calls it the pawl , a proper engineering term to go with ratchet.(4) Replace springs and pawls , put 10-20 drops of oil into the freehub and reassemble.(5) Watch out, because pawls and pawl springs can come flying out.(6) The capstan for raising the anchor was something I hadn't seen before - like a huge rolling pin set across the ship, with wooden pawls to prevent backwards rotation.(7) In the tang of a gathering sea breeze, listening to the click of pawls as winches spun, all the Machiavellian intrigue faded.
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Different Formspawl, pawls
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