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Definition of Pawl

Pawl
Pawl Pawl, v. t. To stop with a pawl; to drop the pawls off. To pawl the capstan. See under Capstan.
Pawl
Pawl Pawl, n. [W. pawl a pole, a stake. Cf. Pole a stake.] (Mach.) 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 ring (Naut.), a stationary metallic ring surrounding the base of a capstan, having notches for the pawls to catch in.

Meaning of Pawl from wikipedia

- A pawl is a mechanical component that engages with another component to prevent movement in one direction, or prevent movement altogether. It is a type...
- A parking pawl is a device ****ed to a motor vehicle's automatic transmission in order for it to lock-up the transmission. It is engaged when the transmission...
- a linear rack with teeth, and a pivoting, spring-loaded finger called a pawl (or click, in clocks and watches) that engages the teeth. The teeth are uniform...
- A pawl is a mechanical component that restricts movement Pawl may also refer to: Pawl (constructor), a former racing car constructor Pawl (musician),...
- The Pawl Kut is a festival of Mizoram held in December in India. Pawl means "Straw" hence pawl kut means a straw harvest festival. It is typically celebrated...
- Pawling may refer to: Pawling (town), New York, in Dutchess County Pawling (village), New York, in the town of Pawling Pawling (Metro-North station), train...
- Saint Paul's Bay (Maltese: San Pawl il-Baħar, Italian: Baia di San Paolo) is a town in the Northern Region of Malta, sixteen kilometres (9.9 miles) northwest...
- Mizo Zirlai Pawl (lit. Mizo students' ****ociation) is a Mizo multinational student organization and apex students body in Mizoram state. Established on...
- Pawling is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States. Its po****tion was 8,463 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Catherine Pauling...
- drive drum are two or three freely floating pawls arranged so that when the clutch is tripped, the pawls spring outward much like the shoes in a drum...
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