ratchetism means: Ratcheting is the act of or practice being ratchet. It is believed to be an unwritten code by scientists. Ratchetism can also be associated with many behaviors and activities, including twerking naked in a club or taking a baby along to a party. We are constantly studying the way of ratchet, so more research will be needed to fully understand ratchetism. (in Community Dictionary, added by Nikolas Nixon)