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English noun: detent

1. detent (artifact) a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

Synonymsclick, dog, pawl

Broader (hypernym)catch, stop

Part meronymrachet, ratch, ratchet

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