butterfly nut


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butterfly nut

n
(Mechanical Engineering) another name for wing nut
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.butterfly nut - a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turningbutterfly nut - a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning
nut - a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
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ROBERT SPENCE AYOU need to spend at least PS20 on a toilet seat and make sure it has metal (not plastic) butterfly nuts and washers so it can be tightened up hard.