Interior screw

a screw cut on an interior surface, as in a nut; a female screw.

See also: Interior

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Interior screws no longer work their way out of the overhead panels, plus the three-blade prop is markedly quieter.
Most pros keep a selection of coated exterior deck screws on hand for dependable fastening even in treated wood, and black, coarse-thread interior screws for everything indoors--along with a few stainless steel and gold-colored screws for special repairs like replacing stripped-out brass hinge screws.
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