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2009-11-30 12:25:00

A team of leading architects and engineers has just unveiled designs for the Cloud -- a landmark structure to commemorate London's role as host of the 2012 Olympics.


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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