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Noun1.Ratch - mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one directionratch - 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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All attention is on the Fed," said Ratch Sodsatit, Bangkok-based managing director of Asset Plus Fund Management, which oversees about $972 million of assets.
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Anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist Ratch and art historian and anthropologist Muller-Ebeling have been writing books on substances used in sexual practices since the 1980s, and have now decided to collect that information and new information they have acquired into a comprehensive reference.
Mr Baker feels that MPs not into such nauseating brown-nosing should be excused from doing so, leaving the rest to their own devices as they ratch up the brownie points towards their eventual OBEs and knighthoods.
Collier used to ratch about on his bicycle up into the hills and take wonderful pictures of farms and people.
Other Jackie Robinson Park volunteers who were honored were Christine Frances for time devoted to Friends of Jackie Robinson Park; Moses Primus for nine years as a Friend of Jackie Robinson Park; Demetrius Williams for assistance with the fitness boot camp, the health fair and other events; Vanessa Webb for teaching dance and involvement in special events; Wanda and Earl Thomas for their assistance in youth and adult athletics; Massond Ratch for donating his time and his land for parking during Juneteenth; Sabrina Hartman for organizing the youth softball league; and Karen Barrick-Alvarez for donating time and funds for the youth softball league.
You take the worst form of verbal abuse you've ever heard and ratch it up a notch.
Once again curator Noel Ratch has brought a distinctive and highly effective approach to the project.
No doubt this is precisely what curator, Noel Ratch, was longing to achieve when he undertook Dieppe: Canada's Sacrifice as his first significant military project.