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2013-07-16 23:01:40

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program provided 272 cases of technical assistance to clients across the commonwealth in 2012.


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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