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1. The continuous helical groove on a screw or on the inner surface of a nut.
2. One complete turn of a screw thread.
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(Tools) the helical ridge on a screw formed by a die or lathe tool
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|Noun||1.||screw 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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