ratcheting is ratchet's Present Participle

ratchet

US [ˈrætʃɪt]
UK ['rætʃɪt]
  • n.【机】棘齿;棘爪;棘轮机构
  • v.把…造成棘齿形
  • Web棘轮效应;棘轮行为;棘轮作用
Plural Form:ratchets  Present Participle:ratcheting  Past Tense:ratcheted  
n.
1.
【机】棘齿;棘爪;(尤指钟表,机器的)棘轮,制轮,棘轮机构
2.
〈比喻〉为使收入增长不可逆转所采取的强制手段
v.
1.
把...造成棘齿形,于...作棘齿,在...上刻锯齿

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