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Noun1.rachet - mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one directionrachet - mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
detent, pawl, click, dog - a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
ratchet wheel - toothed wheel held in place by a pawl or detent and turned by a lever
ratchet screwdriver, spiral ratchet screwdriver - a screwdriver with a ratchet (so the blade turns in only one direction) and a spiral in the handle (so the blade rotates) with downward pressure on the handle
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Several Scottish players have tried to rachet up the pressure this week.
And really, I'm not the best guy to comment on twerking or rachet culture, but at a glance, I can see where a lot of folks might take offense to the image of Cyrus surrounded by black backup dancers dressed up as toys, and being -- ahem -- manhandled by the onetime Disney starlet.
I hope the North will rachet this very dangerous rhetoric down," Hagel said.
Designed with both male and female trendsetters in mind, the watch features a skeleton silver dial with rose gold accents, a stainless steel band and case with rose gold colored rotating rachet bezel.
That the team who have leapfrogged them are neighbours Arsenal, and the one breathing down their necks are Chelsea will only rachet up the pressure.
138) There is not necessarily a one-way rachet with evolutionary interpretation.
Just to further rachet up the demands of a deadline-driven lifestyle, Wark, 56, commutes to London for work from Scotland, where she lives with her husband, Alan Clements, head of content for Scottish channel STV, and their children, Caitlin, 21, and James, 19.
If you want the added security of rachet straps, use them.
Pubs involved are the Shoulder of Mutton, The Albert Hotel, The Barking Spider, King''s Head, The Star Inn, Rat and Rachet, The County, The Head of Steam, The Vulcan, The Sportsman, The Grove, and The Aspley Table.