stuffing nut


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stuffing nut

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a large nut that is tightened to compress the packing in a stuffing box
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Noun1.stuffing nut - a nut used to tighten a stuffing boxstuffing nut - a nut used to tighten a stuffing box
nut - a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
packing box, stuffing box - a small chamber in which packing is compressed around a reciprocating shaft or piston to form a seal