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2014-10-06 12:27:10

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The winner of the German Book Prize 2014 is Lutz Seiler for his novel "Kruso" (Suhrkamp). Statement

2014-05-28 12:37:30

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Develop and publish games from start to finish with CRYENGINE on Steam Crytek's award-winning


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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