setscrew


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

set·screw

 (sĕt′skro͞o′)
n.
1. A screw, often without a head, used to hold two parts together.
2. A screw used to regulate the tension of a spring.

setscrew

(ˈsɛtˌskruː)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a screw that fits into the boss or hub of a wheel, coupling, cam, etc, and prevents motion of the part relative to the shaft on which it is mounted

set•screw

(ˈsɛtˌskru)

n.
a screw passing through a threaded hole in a part to tighten the contact of that part with another.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.setscrew - a screw that is used to adjust the tension on a springsetscrew - a screw that is used to adjust the tension on a spring
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
2.setscrew - a screw (often without a head) that fits into the boss or hub of a wheel or cam etc. and prevents motion of the part relative to the shaft on which it is mounted
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
Translations

setscrew

[ˈsetskruː] Ntornillo m de presión
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The sights have white dots (two on the rear sight and one up front), and the drift-adjustable rear sight is dovetailed into the slide and is locked in place with a setscrew.
The four sides of its stainless-steel sear give you the choice of no-click, short-click, medium-click or long-click settings, and each has a long hot/cold adjustment range so you can customize it to your personal travel preference via a setscrew.
This design provides clearance from the burr created by the setscrew used to lock the bearing to the shaft, which makes removal difficult and can cause damage to the shaft during removal.
The rear sight is drift adjustable via a setscrew, and Smith & Wesson has done a good job balancing robust build quality and functional size with a snag-free design.
Tension on the gears can be adjusted with a setscrew.
Then position the connector so that the setscrew is a quarter turn counterclockwise from the front of the box.
They are 440 stainless steel, wide inner ring, setscrew locking inserts, with ss flingers over single-lip seals.
The setscrew is a totally retrievable mechanism for affixing the implant- borne crown to the abutment.
It is suspected the idler shaft setscrew was not installed properly.
With no setscrew for distance and presure - a revolution in ring spinning.
The Timney, as an example, features a small adjustment setscrew that can control sear engagement depth.
M240H Bipod Item Nomenclature SMR NSN Number Code 1 Yoke, bipod XAFZZ * 2 Leg, left assembly PAFFF 1005-01-522-0761 3 Leg, upper left PAFFF 1005-01-522-0764 4 Leg, lower left XAFZZ * 5 Leg, right assembly PAFFF 1005-01-522-0767 6 Leg, lower right XAFZZ * 7 Latch PAFZZ 1005-01-522-0762 8 Setscrew PAFZZ 5305-01-524-2975 9 Spring, helical comp PAFZZ 5360-01-522-0763 10 Leg, upper right PAFFF 1005-01-522-0769 11 Leg assembly XAFZZ * 12 Plunger, detent PAFZZ 5340-01-522-0765 13 Spring, helical comp PAFZZ 5360-01-522-0766 14 Pin, spring PAFZZ 5315-01-114-2396 15 Cap, detent PAFZZ 1005-01-522-0768 16 Screw, shoulder PAFZZ 5305-01-563-5472 17 Nut, self-locking PAFZZ 5305-00-245-8825 * Do not order XA coded items.