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
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