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a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

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But relying on the transmission's parking pawl to hold the car is not a good idea.
Most bikes use fewer pawls, and they engage every 10 or 20 degrees of rotation, Kappius said.
The beauty of the lightweight-yet-durable hub, on the other hand, comes from the sleek carbon-fiber shell (handmade by the younger Kappius), as well as the drive assembly housed inside itincluding a drive ring, toothed inner ring, and pawls (or flippers), all made using DMLS.
Our research tells us again and again that when consumers use Rubbermaid solutions in their homes, they feel free to live their lives and focus on what really matters," says Steve Pawl, vice president of marketing for Rubbermaid.
DJR6500 gears and anti-reverse pawl are stainless steal; drag washers are stainless steel and Carbontex; and the removable waterproof handle and knob are aluminum.
Ralte, general secretary of the Delhi Mizo Zirlai Pawl ( Delhi Mizo Students Association), said the community was satisfied with the efforts of the police to crack this case.
A handle at the front of the device controls a finger-like pawl that safely pushes the work piece through the cut.
CLOSE UP LOOK: Little Gorbunov Pawl, who's just a year old, from Stoke, has a look at one of the shiny bikes THINK BIKE: Rudge enthusiasts Mike Wild and Brian Reynolds SADDLE UP: Dave McMahon on his old Rudge
DEPART Bristol for Malta on February 9 and stay at San Pawl hotel in St Paul's Bay from pounds 239pp for seven nights B&B.
pounds 313 Seven-night bed and breakfast stay at the three-star San Pawl Hotel, St Paul's Bay, Malta.
Jamal Leila, a grant beneficiary, said that "the support from PAWL enabled people to not only return to the camp, but to stay in the camp.
The cylinder features a free-spinning pawl in case recoil causes a bullet to jump its crimp and dropping the loading gate is all that's necessary to load or unload.
His dog Pawl, of course, comes along playing with his yellow ball--which goes off and gets lost.
Once closed, the latched pawl stays firmly engaged and able to withstand a heavy load, regardless of the latch handle position.
Marijuana is the pawl on the ratchet, the little catch that keeps the drum from unwinding.