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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pawl(0.01079 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to pawl.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a
wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward [syn: detent,
English → English (gcide)
Pawl \Pawl\, v. t.
To stop with a pawl; to drop the pawls off.
To pawl the capstan. See under Capstan.
Pawl \Pawl\, n. [W. pawl a pole, a stake. Cf. Pole a stake.]
A pivoted tongue, or sliding bolt, on one part of a machine,
adapted to fall into notches, or interdental spaces, on
another part, as a ratchet wheel, in such a manner as to
permit motion in one direction and prevent it in the reverse,
as in a windlass; a catch, click, or detent. See Illust. of
Ratchet Wheel. [Written also paul, or pall.]
Pawl bitt (Naut.), a heavy timber, set abaft the windlass,
to receive the strain of the pawls.
Pawl rim or Pawl ring (Naut.), a stationary metallic ring
surrounding the base of a capstan, having notches for the
pawls to catch in.