Definition of Racheted

1. rachet [v] - See also: rachet



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Racheted

racewalk
racewalked
racewalker
racewalkers
racewalking
racewalkings
racewalks
raceway
raceways
racewear
rach
rache
raches
rachet
rachet up
racheted (current term)
racheting
rachets
rachi-
rachial
rachialgia
rachicentesis
rachides
rachidial
rachidian
rachigraph
rachilla
rachillae
rachillas
rachilysis

Literary usage of Racheted

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1. Enforcement of Penalties Against Violations of the U.S. Embargo on Cuba edited by Dan Burton (1996)
"We have racheted up. We have, as I have indicated, worked and are beginning to work more closely than ever before with our colleagues at OFAC and Customs to ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"The fish swims into a fyke, the animal walks into a pit or pound, the bird or climbing animal finds itself in a cage with racheted entrance to prevent ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Orthopedic Surgery by James Kelly Young (1894)
"This consists of a racheted upright attached to a foot-piece, and secured to the leg above by a baud, upon which are flat buckles for extension plasters ..."

4. Hong Kong's Reversion to the People's Republic of China: Hearing Before the by United States, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Committee on International Relations, Congress, House (1997)
"... a chill through the Hong Kong community, and concern has been racheted up about what kind of subversion and theft of State secrets laws would be passed. ..."

5. Hong Kong's Reversion to the People's Republic of China: Hearing Before the by United States, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Committee on International Relations, Congress, House (1997)
"... a chill through the Hong Kong community, and concern has been racheted up about what kind of subversion and theft of State secrets laws would be passed. ..."

6. Crisis in the Taiwan Strait by James R. Lilley, Chuck Downs (1997)
"... concerns about the potency of PLA Navy cruise missiles should be racheted up a notch or two. But, conversely, Taiwan's shipborne air and missile defense ..."

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