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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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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.
A handle at the front of the device controls a finger-like pawl that safely pushes the work piece through the cut.
President employees front Khalid Tanoli and employee Maqbool Ahmad Qureshi while making president NIB Bank, Shahbaz Ahmad acting group head , Anwar Ahmad regional head, Shakeel Pawl, human resources and manager NIB Bank respondents had taken plea in the joint application that PICIC commercial bank and Pakistan Industrial Credit and investment corporation limited were merged into NIB Bank.
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
However, when three people stood on the sliding section the false lock suddenly gave way and the section slid rapidly downwards until the pawl engaged in the next detent.
A spring-loaded pawl locks the knee automatically when the knee fully extends prior to heel strike (Figure 1(a)).
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.
There's a lot of frustration," said Steve Pawl, marketing director for food-service products for Rubbermaid.
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.
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Marijuana is the pawl on the ratchet, the little catch that keeps the drum from unwinding.
After the class ended, Pawl bought AT&T stock - through his father - since he had researched the phone company for school.