Ratchet wheel

Definition of Ratchet wheel

(Mach.) a circular wheel having teeth, usually angular, with which a reciprocating pawl engages to turn the wheel forward, or a stationary pawl to hold it from turning backward.

See also: Ratchet

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rachet, ratch, ratchet, wheel
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