screw eye


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screw eye

n.
A wood screw with an eyelet in place of a head.

screw eye

n
(Tools) a wood screw with its shank bent into a ring

screw′ eye`


n.
a screw having a ring-shaped head.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.screw eye - a woodscrew having its shank bent into a ring
woodscrew - a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood with a screwdriver
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