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Boarding Pass App Worries Security Experts
2012-10-26 04:14:24

Readily available smartphone apps that scan airline boarding passes can alert passengers to whether or not they have been selected for additional screening by the TSA, security experts warn.


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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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