machine screw


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machine screw

n.
A screw with a thread along the entire length of the shaft.
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machine screw

n
(Building) a fastening screw with a machine-cut thread throughout the length of its shank
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Noun1.machine screw - a screw used either with a nut or with a tapped holemachine screw - a screw used either with a nut or with a tapped hole; slotted head can be driven by a screwdriver
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
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