Translation of ratchet in Spanish:

ratchet

Pronunciation: /ˈrætʃət; ˈrætʃɪt/

n

  • trinquete (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [wheel/bar/mechanism] de trinquete ratchet screwdriver destornillador (masculine) de chicharra or de carraca
    More example sentences
    • A ratchet is a mechanical device that restricts movement in one direction and allows movement in the opposite direction.
    • I like this position as it means that, if required, you can easily engage or disengage the ratchet with the hand that is holding the rod while playing a fish.
    • Unlike using a ratchet, which allows for only a series of preset pitches, to hold the blades in position, the cam can grip anywhere along the guide are, allowing for very fine adjustments.

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