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synonyms for ratchet wheel

  • cog wheel
  • sprocket wheel
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How to use ratchet wheel in a sentence

Never again would he sit behind that wheel rejoicing in the insolence of speed.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He deposited it on the vacant seat, clambered up behind the wheel, and started.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
To quote Mrs. Kaye, 'A Liberal peer is as useful as a fifth wheel to a coach, and as ornamental as whitewash.'
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I think 6½ feet diameter for the fly, and 9½ inches diameter for the small wheel, will give speed enough to the drum.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The only difference was that it rested on a framework attached to a single wheel directly underneath.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
There must be a fly-wheel, with a notch to carry the rope, and also a small notch wheel on the drum-axle.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
I think 6½ feet diameter for the fly and 9½ inches diameter for the small wheel, will give speed enough to the drum.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
If you think the fly-wheel is not sufficiently heavy for his engine, add half a ton more to the ring.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Remember how often you used to scold me for tangling the yarn, when you were spinning on the great wheel.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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