socket wrench

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socket wrench

socket wrench

n.
A wrench having interchangeable sockets to fit over nuts and bolts of different sizes.

socket wrench

n
(Tools) a wrench having a handle onto which socketed heads of various sizes can be fitted. Also called: socket set

sock′et wrench`


n.
a box wrench with a socket that is an extension of the shank.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.socket wrench - a wrench with a handle onto which sockets of different sizes can be fittedsocket wrench - a wrench with a handle onto which sockets of different sizes can be fitted
socket - receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted
spanner, wrench - a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
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