Detent

Definition of Detent

De`tent´
n.1.(Mech.) That which locks or unlocks a movement; a catch, pawl, or dog; especially, in clockwork, the catch which locks and unlocks the wheelwork in striking.

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catch, click, dog, pawl, rachet, ratch, ratchet, stop
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