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lock·nut

also lock nut  (lŏk′nŭt′)
n.
1. A usually thin nut screwed down on another nut to prevent it from loosening.
2. A self-locking nut.

lock′ nut`


n.
1. a nut specially constructed to prevent its coming loose, usu. having a means of providing extra friction between itself and the screw.
2. a thin supplementary nut screwed down upon a regular nut to prevent its loosening.
[1860–65]
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