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2013-12-09 23:02:32

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has appointed William H. Foster, PhD, as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of NCADD succeeding Robert J.


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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