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See definition of ratchet on Dictionary.com
  • as inbobbin
  • as incog
  • as inwheel

synonyms for ratchet

  • braid
  • coil
  • cord
  • cylinder
  • pin
  • quill
  • reel
  • spindle
  • prong
  • cogwheel
  • differential
  • fang
  • gear
  • pinion
  • rack
  • tine
  • tooth
  • transmission
  • tusk
  • wheel
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How to use ratchet in a sentence

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.
OUR MISINFORMATION PROBLEM IS ABOUT TO GET MUCH, MUCH WORSESEAN ILLINGOCTOBER 6, 2020VOX
Meanwhile, the pandemic has put a big fat pause on economic activity, squeezing investment banking fees and ratcheting up the risk of underperforming loans.
WHAT WALL STREET NEEDS FROM THE 2020 ELECTIONBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
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.
WEST COAST STATES ARE CALLING IN ALL THEIR BEST PLANES AND HELICOPTERS TO FIGHT FIRESBY DAN PIMENTEL/FLYINGSEPTEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
When the tympanum vibrates under the influence of the voice, the stylus acts as a pawl and turns a ratchet-wheel.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
Drilling machines, both hand and power, hand and ratchet braces and breast-drill stocks.
PRACTICAL MECHANICS FOR BOYSJ. S. ZERBE
SB is the primitive radius of the club tooth wheel, but both primitive and real radius of the ratchet wheel.
AN ANALYSIS OF THE LEVER ESCAPEMENTH. R. PLAYTNER
On the pendulum he had a little ratchet wheel, R, having thirty teeth.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 664, SEPTEMBER 22,1888VARIOUS
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.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 664, SEPTEMBER 22,1888VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO RATCHET

  • braid
  • coil
  • cord
  • cylinder
  • pin
  • quill
  • ratchet
  • reel
  • spindle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.