Male screw

(Mech.) a screw having threads upon its exterior which enter the grooves upon the inside of a corresponding nut or female screw.

See also: Male

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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At t = 1.08 s, it can be seen that the differential rotation of the male and female rotors, of which the rotation speed of male rotor is four times the size of that of female rotor, lead to the conveying function of male screw is obviously stronger than that of female rotor.
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The backing pump uses the GLS approach with a male screw having five threads and a female screw having six threads to achieve a compression ratio of over [10.sup.6] and stable pumping from the molecular-flow to the viscous-flow regimes ([10.sup.-3]-760 torr).
Although this practice of isolation is horrific for women, the most horrendous part of the experience that the women talk about is that they know that male Screws may be observing them, which escalates the trauma of the whole experience.