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2005-06-03 20:15:50

For years, UC students and faculty have worked in Greece to create a global model for environmental tourism. The world has taken note in the form of visits from National Geographic Traveler magazine, specialty publications and coverage from newspaper and broadcast outlets like ABCnews.com. And this summer marks a turning point.


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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