screw thread


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screw thread

n.
1. The continuous helical groove on a screw or on the inner surface of a nut.
2. One complete turn of a screw thread.

screw thread

n
(Tools) the helical ridge on a screw formed by a die or lathe tool
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Noun1.screw thread - the raised helical rib going around a screwscrew thread - the raised helical rib going around a screw
rib - support resembling the rib of an animal
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
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The path starts at the beginning of the contact zone of the (female) nut thread with the (male) screw thread. The results are shown in Figure 8.
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