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2013-10-07 23:01:53

SRI International Spin-Off Company Commercializes Cutting-Edge Electroadhesion Technology for Manufacturing and Logistics SANTA CLARA, Calif.


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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