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2009-02-10 13:50:00

Many birds in North America are moving further north and inland during the winter, providing further evidence of global warming’s affect on natural systems, the Audubon Society said Tuesday.


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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