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2014-03-19 20:20:51

Immediate Action Taken in Effort to Avert Bankruptcy SAN DIEGO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego Opera (Opera) will wind down operations upon the conclusion of its final


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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