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dɪˈtɛntde·tent

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  1. pawl, detent, click, dognoun

    a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

    Synonyms:
    heel, wienerwurst, click, hound, weenie, clink, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, dog, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, firedog, mouse click, suction stop, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron

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  1. type of; flat

    a flat spot on a curved surface

    Submitted by rinat on August 19, 2019  

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  1. detentnoun

    Synonyms:
    pawl, click, catch, ratchet

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