thumbnut


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thumb·nut

 (thŭm′nŭt′)
n.

thumbnut

(ˈθʌmˌnʌt)
n
(Tools) a nut with projections enabling it to be turned by the thumb and forefinger; wing nut
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Noun1.thumbnut - a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turningthumbnut - a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning
nut - a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
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