DETENT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Detent Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) That which locks or unlocks a movement; a catch, pawl, or dog; especially, in clockwork, the catch which locks and unlocks the wheelwork in striking.


Synonyms:
Click, Dog, Pawl,

• Detention Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Confinement; restraint; custody.
  2. (n.) The state of being detained (stopped or hindered); delay from necessity.
  3. (n.) The act of detaining or keeping back; a withholding.


Synonyms:
Custody, Hold,

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