Phillips screw


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Phillips screw

n
(Tools) trademark a screw having a cruciform slot into which a screwdriver with a cruciform point (Phillips screwdriver (trademark)) fits
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Phillips screw - a screw with a special head having crossed slotsPhillips screw - a screw with a special head having crossed slots
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
Translations

Phillips screw

® [ˌfɪlɪpsˈskruː] Ntornillo m de cabeza cruciforme
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5mm masonry drill bit and a Phillips screw head, screws, a Phillips screwdriver, a pencil (behind the ear is optional), a step-ladder, a spirit level and Rawlplugs (the red ones) if it's going to be attached to a brick wall.
General Motors adopted the Phillips screw in 1937; by 1940, the automobile industry had almost entirely shifted to Phillips screws and drivers, and 85 percent of screw manufacturing companies had a license to produce them.
Henry Ford essentially committed the entire nation to the Phillips screw.
Tenders are invited for Phillips Screw Driver To Armstrong Model No: 66-153 Or Equivalent Of Make: Armstrong/Facom/Brittol/Snapon Only.
The unit is horizontally adjustable by loosening a vertical Phillips screw behind it.
The car comes with oval capsule like windows and the wheels seem to be inspired from a Phillips screw head.
Inventions: Oregon claims hacky sack, the Phillips screw, the marionberry and the Nike swoosh, drawn by a Portland woman for $35.
The Phillips screw is named after its inventor and is most commonly found in electrical appliances.
Can also be used, as the name implies, to round off Phillips screw heads.
This feature led to their use on Cadillacs in the mid-1930s, said Michael Mowins, president of Phillips Screw Co.