Definition of Rachets

1. Noun. (plural of rachet) ¹



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Definition of Rachets

1. rachet [v] - See also: rachet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rachets

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

Literary usage of Rachets

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1. A Documentary History of Chelsea: Including the Boston Precincts of by Mellen Chamberlain, Jenny Chamberlain Watts, William Richard Cutter, Massachusetts Historical Society (1908)
"John rachets, aet. 86 yrs. Feb. 1, 1768. Edward Tuttle, aet. 88 yrs. Apl. 2, 1768. John, son to James and Hannah Floyd, aet. 9 yrs. ..."

2. Engineering of Power Plants by Robert Heywood Fernald, George Alexander Orrok (1916)
"In the former the paddle swings backward and forward with the wave motion, moving a shaft or pair of shafts by rachets. In the latter a heavy float is ..."

3. Engineering of Power Plants by Robert Heywood Fernald, George Alexander Orrok (1916)
"In the latter a heavy float is lifted by the waves and in falling drives a shaft by means of rachets. Many attempts in this direction have been made but no ..."

4. Compressed Air Information; Or, A Cyclopedia Containing Practical Papers on by William Lawrence Saunders (1903)
"We have done over five or six times a^ much drilling with a like number of men as we were able to do with rachets, and in places inaccessible to hand ..."

5. Compressed Air Information: Or, A Cyclopedia Containing Practical Papers on by W[illiam] L[awrence] Saunders (1903)
"We have done over five or six times as much drilling with a like number of men as we were able to do with rachets, and in places inaccessible to hand ..."

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