detent detent

Definition(s):

  • (n) a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Rather, they were "ACA out of detent.

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  • Slotless Brushless DC Motor features 0.5 in. dia package.

    Capable of no-load speeds up to 60,000 rpm and rated for continuous output torque up to 0.9 oz-in., BI-05 Series has slotless design that eliminates magnetic cogging issues. Stator teeth are completely eliminated by forming and encapsulating entire stator winding along inside surface of back iron, resulting in zero detent torque. Overall motor construction is of 17-4, 300, and 400 series ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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