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2005-09-21 13:48:02

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bankrupt Northwest Airlines plans to lay off about 1,400 flight attendants, the union representing the workers said on Wednesday. The Professional Flight Attendants Association said in a posting on its Web site that the No. 4 U.S.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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