Synonyms for detent

Synonyms for (noun) detent

Synonyms: pawl, dog, detent, click

Definition: a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

Similar words: catch, stop

Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something

Usage: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open

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