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On the Base Rack, however, each extruded aluminum cross-beam has a dovetail-shaped rail running along each side, which means accessories like ratchet straps, rollers, and spare tire straps can attach at any point in just about any orientation.
THE BEST CAR AND AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES OF 2020BY DAN CARNEY AND STAN HORACZEKDECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
Tensions can only get ratcheted up so high before it really boils over.
Meanwhile, the pandemic has put a big fat pause on economic activity, squeezing investment banking fees and ratcheting up the risk of underperforming loans.
The unspeakability of the looming danger ratchets up the sense of dread.
‘ALL ABOUT EVE’ AT 70TOM JOUDREYSEPTEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
We started the season in May ratcheting up our footprint from one to 10 DNR-operated Bell UH-1 Hueys.
When the tympanum vibrates under the influence of the voice, the stylus acts as a pawl and turns a ratchet-wheel.
Drilling machines, both hand and power, hand and ratchet braces and breast-drill stocks.
SB is the primitive radius of the club tooth wheel, but both primitive and real radius of the ratchet wheel.
On the pendulum he had a little ratchet wheel, R, having thirty teeth.
On the side of the clock case was a contact maker, which closed the circuit by the pin on the ratchet wheel, R, once every minute.

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