Related to Ratchel: ratchet, Rachel, corbel


n.1.Gravelly stone.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Electromagnetic hammers and pile driving devices are used in the construction industry, ratchel beaters and vibrators in the mining industry, vibration seismic sources in geological exploration, presses and hammers with a large range of impact energy in the engineering industry, vibration mixers and dispensers in the chemical and medical-biological industry.
Pictured, from left, above, are Janet Richardson, Tracy Watson, Ratchel Wills and Penny Pennock in October 1999.
Teacher Ratchel Wills said: "Our children are really interested in world affairs, so they went away, did some research at home and came up with lots of questions for Mr Blenkinsop.
Ratchel Wills, joint secretary of the Redcar and Cleveland NUT who coordinated the visit, said: "Simon is an inspiring wordsmith and it was so exciting to work with him."