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2007-10-26 21:00:14

Dr. Carl K. Seyfert Jr., a longtime Buffalo State College geology professor, died Sunday in Erie County Medical Center from injuries in a car crash in Amherst on Oct. 16. He was 69. Born in Pecos, Texas, Dr.


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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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