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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·tent /ˈdiˌtɛnt, dɪˈ/
 爪,掣子,扳手

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 detent
 掣

From: Network Terminology

 detent
 掣動

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·tent n.  Mech. 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.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 detent
      n : a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a
          wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward [syn: pawl,
           click, dog]