rachet


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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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Such moves only rachet up tensions in a region already bristling with anger,' she said.
The move comes a day after India moved thousands of paramilitary troops to further bolster its security presence in the occupied valley.Meanwhile, India on Friday moved thousands of paramilitary troops to further bolster its security presence in occupied Kashmir as tensions continue to rachet up in the valley.
The pressure will rachet up further if Ireland fail to perform in their next two home Nations League games - against Denmark on Saturday and Wales on Tuesday.
'Yang mga pabingo-bingo na 'yan, hawak ng ano'yung lotto pati jueteng, ginanun nilathat is the racket (Those bingo games that they hold, the lotto and 'jueteng' that is the rachet).'
When PlayStation Now does land on PCs, it will mark the official debut(-ish, since it's streaming) of several notable PlayStation-exclusive franchises on the PC, including God of War, The Last of Us, Uncharted, Twisted Metal, Rachet & Clank, and Shadow of the Colossus a.k.a.
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I hope the North will rachet this very dangerous rhetoric down," Hagel said.
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.
We expect volumes to rachet up another 15-25% in 2011, reaching USD28-30 billion globally.'