Definition of ratchet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ratchet

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NAmE//ˈrætʃət//
 
 
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a wheel or bar with teeth along the edge and a metal piece that fits between the teeth, allowing movement in one direction only
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ratchet

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