Pawl may refer to:
  • A common component of a ratchet
    Ratchet (device)
    A ratchet is a device that allows continuous linear or rotary motion in only one direction while preventing motion in the opposite direction. Because most socket wrenches today use ratcheting handles, the term "ratchet" alone is often used to refer to a ratcheting wrench, and the terms "ratchet"...

  • A part of the adjustable height locking mechanism of an extension ladder
    A ladder is a vertical or inclined set of rungs or steps. There are two types: rigid ladders that can be leaned against a vertical surface such as a wall, and rope ladders that are hung from the top. The vertical members of a rigid ladder are called stringers or stiles . Rigid ladders are usually...

  • Pawl (constructor)
    Pawl (constructor)
    Pawl was a racing car constructor, who competed in three rounds of the FIA World Championship - the , and Indy 500.-FIA World Championship Indy 500 results:...

    , a former racing car constructor
  • A part of a table saw
    Table saw
    A table saw or sawbench is a woodworking tool consisting of a circular saw blade, mounted on an arbor, that is driven by an electric motor...

    splitter, a safety mechanism designed to prevent kickback
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