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What is a PAWL ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 02 Mar '13 12:17 pm
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A PAWL is a hinged or pivoted device adapted to fit into a notch of a ratchet wheel to impart forward motion or prevent backward motion.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 02 Mar '13 01:27 pm

 
  
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Pawl may refer to:
A common component of a ratchet
A part of the adjustable height locking mechanism of an extension ladder
Pawl (constructor), a former racing car constructor
A part of a table saw splitter, a safety mechanism designed to prevent kickback
Answered by Quest, 02 Mar '13 12:17 pm

 
  
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A part of the adjustable height locking mechanism of an extension ladder
Answered by iqbal seth, 02 Mar '13 01:43 pm

 
  
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I hope you dont' possess a Dictionary, I go with the first answer.
Answered by ts, 02 Mar '13 12:20 pm

 
  
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