screwdriver


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screw·driv·er

 (skro͞o′drī′vər)
n.
1. A tool used for turning screws.
2. A cocktail made with vodka and orange juice.

screwdriver

(ˈskruːˌdraɪvə)
n
1. (Tools) a tool used for turning screws, usually having a handle of wood, plastic, etc, and a steel shank with a flattened square-cut tip that fits into a slot in the head of the screw
2. (Brewing) an alcoholic beverage consisting of orange juice and vodka

screw•driv•er

(ˈskruˌdraɪ vər)

n.
1. a hand tool for tightening or loosening a screw, consisting of a handle attached to a long, metal shank, which tapers and flattens out to a tip that fits into the slotted head of a screw.
2. a drink of vodka and orange juice.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.screwdriver - a hand tool for driving screwsscrewdriver - a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
flat tip screwdriver - a screwdriver with a flat wedge-shaped tip that fits into a slot in the head of a screw
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
Phillips screwdriver - a screwdriver for use with Phillips screws
ratchet screwdriver, spiral ratchet screwdriver - a screwdriver with a ratchet (so the blade turns in only one direction) and a spiral in the handle (so the blade rotates) with downward pressure on the handle
2.screwdriver - a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice
vodka - unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia
cocktail - a short mixed drink
Translations
مِفَك البَراغيمِفَكّ
šroubovák
skruetrækker
ŝraŭbturnilo
destornilladorvodka con naranjadesarmador
ruuvimeisseli
odvijač
csavarhúzó
skrúfjárn
スクリュードライバードライバー
나사돌리개
chave de fendachave de fendasvodca com suco de laranja
şurubelniţă
skrutkovač
izvijač
skruvmejselscrewdriverskruvdragare
ไขควง
tuốc-nơ-vít

screwdriver

[ˈskruːˌdraɪvəʳ] N
1. (= tool) → destornillador m, desarmador m (Mex)
2. (= drink) → destornillador m

screwdriver

[ˈskruːdraɪvər] ntournevis mscrewed up screwed-up [ˌskruːdˈʌp] adj (psychologically)perturbé(e)
to be screwed-up → être perturbé(e)
to be screwed up about sth → être perturbé(e) par qchscrew-in [ˈskruːdɪn] adjà visscrew-on [ˈskruːdɒn] adj [+ cap, top] → vissablescrew top ncouvercle m qui se vissescrew-top [ˈskruːdtɒp] modifavec couvercle qui se vissescrew-topped [ˈskruːdtɒpt] adj = screw-top

screwdriver

[ˈskruːˌdraɪvəʳ] ncacciavite m inv

screw

(skruː) noun
1. a type of nail that is driven into something by a firm twisting action. I need four strong screws for fixing the cupboard to the wall.
2. an action of twisting a screw etc. He tightened it by giving it another screw.
verb
1. to fix, or be fixed, with a screw or screws. He screwed the handle to the door; The handle screws on with these screws.
2. to fix or remove, or be fixed or removed, with a twisting movement. Make sure that the hook is fully screwed in; He screwed off the lid.
3. (slang, vulgar) to fuck; to have sex (with).
4. (slang) to cheat or take advantage of. They screwed you – these are not real diamonds.
ˈscrewdriver noun
a kind of tool for turning screws.
be/get screwed
(slang) be cheated. You've been screwed – it's not worth more than $10.
have a screw loose
(of a person) to be a bit mad.
put the screws on
to use force or pressure in dealing with a person. If he won't give us the money, we'll have to put the screws on (him).
screw up
1. to twist or wrinkle (the face or features). The baby screwed up its face and began to cry.
2. to crumple. She screwed up the letter.
3. (slang) to bungle; to make a mess of. He screwed up again; Plan it carefully – I don't want you to screw things up.
screw up one's courage
to make oneself brave enough to do something. He screwed up his courage to ask her to marry him.

screwdriver

مِفَكّ šroubovák skruetrækker Schraubenzieher κατσαβίδι destornillador ruuvimeisseli tournevis odvijač cacciavite ドライバー 나사돌리개 schroevendraaier skrutrekker śrubokręt chave de fenda, chave de fendas отвертка skruvmejsel ไขควง tornavida tuốc-nơ-vít 螺丝刀
References in classic literature ?
It was only just a screwdriver--just a wee little bit of a screwdriver.
Now there wasn't a screw about that feller anywhere but in his boot heels; so, if he needed a screwdriver, I reckoned I knowed why.
He took his screwdriver and again took off the lid of the coffin.
Before the first stroke had died away, Sandy Jim had loosed his plane and was reaching his jacket; Wiry Ben had left a screw half driven in, and thrown his screwdriver into his tool-basket; Mum Taft, who, true to his name, had kept silence throughout the previous conversation, had flung down his hammer as he was in the act of lifting it; and Seth, too, had straightened his back, and was putting out his hand towards his paper cap.
He sorted and arranged the varied contents, and with a screwdriver and a longer screw reattached the button.
Going back at once to the town of Barkingham, I provided myself with a short bit of rope, a little bull's-eye lantern, a small screwdriver, and a nice bit of beef chemically adapted for the soothing of troublesome dogs.
In the rainy day he builds a work-bench, or gets his tool-box set in the corner of the barn-chamber, and stored with nails, gimlet, pincers, screwdriver and chisel.
He relieved her of the stool, the smoker, the cotton-waste, the knife, the screwdriver, and the queen-clipping cage.
Which I declare I haven't had since I first came down here,' said Miss La Creevy; 'for I have thought of nothing but hammers, nails, screwdrivers, and gimlets, morning, noon, and night.
A MAN grabbed a screwdriver from his car during a road rage incident with a taxi driver.
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