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n.1.A wrench or spanner which has one fixed and one adjustable jaw.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Head on over to The Pot in Rhyl for a live performance from Foo Fighters tribute act MonkeyWrench. Over 18s only.
However, being grouped with serious contenders Samsung Galaxy and RNG might just throw a monkeywrench into their plans.
Breakout, This Is A Call, Monkeywrench, the anthems just kept on coming and nobody, including the band, wanted it to stop, even after it was well past the two-hour mark.
The TPDC were their usual heavy and mind-blowing selves; Tom (who did time in the U-Men, Gas Huffer and plays in the Monkeywrench) is one of the most amazing guitar players I've heard, and the rest of the band has an impressive resume (the Derelicts, the Huff, Lubricated Goat, Bloodloss, et al.).
It is time for women and men, individually and in small groups to act heroically in the defense of the wild, to put a monkeywrench into the gears of the machine that is destroying natural diversity.
"Monkeywrench" - A young environmental activist finds her ideology tested in a forest on the verge of being clear-cut.
However, in his most celebrated novel, The Monkeywrench Gang, Abbey moves beyond both fantasy and gonzo theatre and has his ecoanarchists push the lever that detonates the wall.