Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
(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
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||butterfly 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.