Definitions for "Pawl"
A pivoted tongue, or sliding bolt, on one part of a machine, adapted to fall into notches, or interdental spaces, on another part, as a ratchet wheel, in such a manner as to permit motion in one direction and prevent it in the reverse, as in a windlass; a catch, click, or detent. See Illust. of Ratchet Wheel.
The j-shaped gripper used on overhead dip stations to grab the rack of tools to be dip coated. These are usually pneumatically actuated in pairs.
pivoted tongue or sliding bolt on one part of a machine that is adapted to fall into notches or interdental spaces on another part (as a ratchet wheel) so as to permit motion in only one direction
Keywords:  nailers, pusher, piston, nails, coil
Special pusher used in coil nailers, usually attached to small air piston. It feeds nails into the nose.
Keywords:  automotive, cam, cylinders
n. the cam of certain automotive cylinders
Keywords:  drop, stop, off
To stop with a pawl; to drop the pawls off.
A mechanical device allowing rotation in only one direction.