\skɹˈuː], \skɹˈuː], \s_k_ɹ_ˈuː]\
Definitions of SCREW
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
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A cylinder of metal or wood threaded in a forward-moving spiral on its external surface; also a hollow so threaded that such a cylinder fits and advances in it; anything containing or resembling such a device; as, a wood screw; a turn of, or as of, such a device; a means of propelling steamships, etc.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A bolt or bar of metal or wood, generally of small size, with a spiral thread or ridge, called the exterior or male screw-a socket or tube with the spiral thread indented is called the interior or female screw-used for fastening; one of the mechanical powers, commonly called the screw and nut; a niggardly person.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.