Phillips screw


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Phillips screw

n
(Tools) trademark a screw having a cruciform slot into which a screwdriver with a cruciform point (Phillips screwdriver (trademark)) fits
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Noun1.Phillips screw - a screw with a special head having crossed slotsPhillips screw - a screw with a special head having crossed slots
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Translations

Phillips screw

® [ˌfɪlɪpsˈskruː] Ntornillo m de cabeza cruciforme
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The Phillips Screw Company recently conducted a national search to find a new president.
Each kit includes a combination wrench, T-type box wrench, thickness gauge, piston spring compressor, Phillips screw driver, flat screw drivers, socket wrench set, Allen wrench, pliers and tool box.
After that, the suspect again attempted to stab his wife outside the house using a Phillips screw driver but was pacified by her daughter.
2 GET THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE JOB For this project, you're going to need an electric drill with a 5.5mm masonry drill bit and a Phillips screw head, screws, a Phillips screwdriver, a pencil (behind the ear is optional), a step-ladder, a spirit level and Rawlplugs (the red ones) if it's going to be attached to a brick wall.
General Motors adopted the Phillips screw in 1937; by 1940, the automobile industry had almost entirely shifted to Phillips screws and drivers, and 85 percent of screw manufacturing companies had a license to produce them.
Henry Ford essentially committed the entire nation to the Phillips screw. And he did it because he couldn't get control of the superior square-headed screw developed by Canadian P.L.
The injection-molded buttstock has a large empty cavity, but getting to it requires removing a Phillips screw at the toe.
The car comes with oval capsule like windows and the wheels seem to be inspired from a Phillips screw head.
The unit is horizontally adjustable by loosening a vertical Phillips screw behind it.
Inventions: Oregon claims hacky sack, the Phillips screw, the marionberry and the Nike swoosh, drawn by a Portland woman for $35.
The Phillips screw is named after its inventor and is most commonly found in electrical appliances.