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2011-07-13 17:18:00

NEW YORK, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp.

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'.