adjustable wrench

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Noun1.adjustable wrench - an adjustable tool for gripping hexagonal nuts, with an adjustings crew in the head of the implementadjustable wrench - an adjustable tool for gripping hexagonal nuts, with an adjustings crew in the head of the implement
monkey wrench, monkey-wrench - adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jaw
pipe wrench, tube wrench - adjustable wrench for gripping and turning a pipe; has two serrated jaws that are adjusted to grip the pipe
screw wrench - adjustable wrench that has one jaw that can be adjusted by turning a screw
spanner, wrench - a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
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Adjustable wrench - We're not sure why it's called a 'wrench' when it's clearly just an adjustable spanner, but this industrial-looking implement is a great, multi-purpose addition to your toolbox.
Marikina City Police Station and Police Community Precinct 5 officers arrested De Guzman, who yielded a knife, an improvised plastic card, flashlight, three screwdrivers, and an adjustable wrench.
Having a small hex wrench that loosens the set screw, a Delrin rod and a small hammer or an adjustable wrench (more on this later) can save the day.
Among the products that will be included in the auction are 100 packages of cellphone accessories, ladies bag, universal charger, office cabinet, office chair, and kegerator; shirts and drums of yellow dye; 663 packages of cooling mat, shoe rack, slipshort, leggings, working gloves, reflective vest, pvc pipe, horn, pencil case, and caps valued at P1 million; 765 packages of rolled fabrics, ladies underwear, and gloves; a container of adjustable wrench, air hose, angle grinder, angle polisher, aspirator blower, ball point, hix key, base board and head board, battery charger and starter, claw hammer, booster cable, chain block, masonry drill bits, cut off saw; and a container of scrub, brush and knockdown plastic broom.
Every vehicle should be equipped with a well-stocked emergency kit that includes a mobile phone and car charger, a flashlight with extra batteries, a first-aid kit, a basic tool kit with fire pressure gauge and adjustable wrench, windshield washer solution, jumper cables, and emergency flares or reflectors, drinking water, extra snacks, and food for travelers and pets.
Your tool kit could also include vice-grips, an adjustable wrench, a ratchet and socket set (metric and standard), screwdrivers, an Allen wrench, a hammer, zip ties, and bungee cords.
AMPCO ADJUSTABLE WRENCH Ampco, which began producing tools in 1914, is known for its line of all-brass tools.
And you don't have to if it contains the new Crescent Pass-Thru Adjustable Wrench Set.
For example, you've got an adjustable wrench which goes from 40-80 in/lbs.
Just get an appropriate sized "real" wrench, or even an good quality adjustable wrench, and get the right fit for the job.
The new Essential Operator's Tool from Snap-On includes the traditional adjustable wrench head, but also a redesigned curved handle end that can be used wherever valves are adjusted for flow and pressure.
Other items to go 'Awol' include one coat, a camera, an adjustable wrench and a pack of four snow shovels and gloves.