screw thread

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screw thread

n.
1. The continuous helical groove on a screw or on the inner surface of a nut.
2. One complete turn of a screw thread.
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screw thread

n
(Tools) the helical ridge on a screw formed by a die or lathe tool
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Noun1.screw thread - the raised helical rib going around a screwscrew thread - the raised helical rib going around a screw
rib - support resembling the rib of an animal
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
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