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2011-08-17 08:24:00

POLITICS, LAW, AND FACTS WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Iran Policy Committee: WHEN: 9:30a-11:00a, Thursday, 18 August 2011 WHERE: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14(th) St.


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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