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lock·nut

also lock nut  (lŏk′nŭt′)
n.
1. A usually thin nut screwed down on another nut to prevent it from loosening.
2. A self-locking nut.

locknut

(ˈlɒkˌnʌt)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a supplementary nut screwed down upon a primary nut to prevent it from shaking loose
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a threaded nut having a feature, such as a nylon insert, to prevent it from shaking loose
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Noun1.locknut - supplementary nut that is screwed down on a primary nut to prevent it from loosening
nut - a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
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locknut

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One of the most common and simplest solution to problems of vibration loosening of threaded fasteners is by use of a conventional locking nut or half nut.
A spokesman said: "The wheels were taken after the wheel locking nut was stolen from the glove box of the vehicle.
Like the current G2 Ruggedized Z-MAX copper outlets, the G2 Ruggedized LC adapters are inserted from the front with the locking nut positioned behind the faceplate.
A defined sealing surface on the locking nut is said to ensure low heat transfer.
Replace the locking nut back onto the threaded section of the flush valve once it is passed through the base of the cistern.
First, each locking nut on the tiebars now has its own hydraulic actuator right at the split nut.
Ground staff discovered a nose wheel locking nut on the runway shortly after the 12.20amfreight flight to Edinburgh took off.
To check the bearings and the axle, remove the hub cap and position the chair so that you have access to the inner locking nuts. Place a wrench on each of the two nuts, outside and inside, and remove the inner locking nut, making sure that you are holding the outer nut.
A quarter-turn release feature on the screw, simple locking nut on the barrel, and swiveling injection unit also are said to provide easier cleaning and changeover.
Oakwood, GA, July 17, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Mencom is pleased to announce new front locking nut technology for their M12 connectors.
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The locking nut on the tripod hub assembly, NSN 5985-01-530-2368, on the next generation receive terminal of the global broadcast service (GBS) receive suite AN/TSR-8 has been getting some rough treatment lately.