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Steam from a Processing Plant
2012-05-15 21:52:45

A new study finds that nine percent of the Western Hemisphere's mammals will fall victim to the changing climate.


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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