woodscrew


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woodscrew

(ˈwʊdˌskruː)
n
(Tools) a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood by a screwdriver
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Noun1.woodscrew - a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood with a screwdriverwoodscrew - a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood with a screwdriver
lag bolt, lag screw - a heavy woodscrew with a square or hexagonal head that is driven in with a wrench
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
screw eye - a woodscrew having its shank bent into a ring
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Our biggest thing is we sell one only woodscrew, if you need it, one only nut and bolt, none of this packed rubbish.
You can power this very large, cone-shaped woodscrew by bolting it to a car, truck or tractor axle, or by coupling it with a tractor's PTO, stationary engine--name it and you can use it.
This large cone-shaped woodscrew can be powered by bolting it to a car, truck or tractor axle or coupling it to a tractor's PTO, stationary engine, you name it.
established a purpose built woodscrew factory in Heath Street, Smethwick in 1854, the firm then went into business with Guest, Keen and Co.
The simplicity of a woodscrew is one of its endearing traits.
He placed an advert, complete with picture, which read: "You are bidding on this used three-and-a-half inch woodscrew.
Edgar Jones's "Marketing the Nettleford Woodscrew by GKN, 1850-1935" shows how a monopoly gained by about 1870 enabled the firm to dominate the market in Britain.
The firm was also the chief promoter of the International Woodscrew Union, a screw cartel that functioned effectively from 1888 until the First World War.