pawl head

noun

Definition of pawl head

: the part of a capstan usually the circular base to which the pawls are attached

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“Pawl head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pawl%20head. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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