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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
- 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'.