ratchet screwdriver

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Noun1.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
rachet, ratch, ratchet - mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
screwdriver - a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
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Also included in the handy carry case is a ratchet screwdriver, flexible driver shaft, 2.5mm Allen key, magnet holder and counter sink.
It was fastened by a plastic tie, presumably as an anti-theft measure to deter the sort of person who goes into hardware shops to steal a single screwdriver head for a ratchet screwdriver handle, and the tie wouldn''t budge.
Set of screwdrivers 11-in-1 Precision Ratchet Screwdriver and Bit Sets, pounds 7.99 (www.draper.co.uk).
Those were the days of Checkpoint Charlie, when the poor people had to queue to buy a bar of soap or a ratchet screwdriver.
The arm lever works like a ratchet screwdriver which propels the chair down the stairs when it is pushed forward.
Bosch's 100-piece boxed set includes high-speed steel bits, nut drivers, a countersink, 30 screwdriver bits, a ratchet screwdriver, spirit level and loads of other bits and pieces.