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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. ratchet: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. ratchet: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. ratchet: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. ratchet: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. ratchet: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. ratchet, ratchet: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Ratchet, ratchet: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. ratchet: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. ratchet: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. ratchet: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. ratchet: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. ratchet: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Ratchet, ratchet: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. ratchet (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. ratchet: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. ratchet: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Ratchet (Ratchet & Clank), Ratchet (album), Ratchet (device), Ratchet (instrument), Ratchet (slang), Ratchet (song), Ratchet: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Ratchet: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. ratchet: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. ratchet: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Ratchet: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. ratchet: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. ratchet: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. ratchet: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. ratchet: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. ratchet: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. ratchet: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Ratchet: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Ratchet: bizterms.net [home, info]
  2. Ratchet: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. ratchet: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Ratchet (device), ratchet: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ratchet: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. ratchet: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. RATCHET: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. RATCHET: AbbreviationZ [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Ratchet, ratchet: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Ratchet: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Ratchet: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. ratchet: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (ratchet)

noun:  mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
verb:  move by degrees in one direction only ("A ratcheting lopping tool")

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Phrases that include ratchet:   ratchet down, spiral ratchet screwdriver, ratchet effect, ratchet jack, ratchet coupling, more...

Words similar to ratchet:   rachet, ratch, ratcheting, rachet up, ratchet down, more...

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