Definition of Hook wrench

1. Noun. A wrench with a hook that fits over a nut or bolt head.

Exact synonyms: Hook Spanner
Generic synonyms: Spanner, Wrench



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hook Wrench

hook above
hook and eye
hook in
hook line and sinker
hook of hamate bone
hook of spiral lamina
hook on
hook shot
hook shots
hook someone up
hook spanner
hook turn
hook up with
hook wrench (current term)
hooka
hookah
hookahs
hookas
hookbill
hookbills
hookean behaviour
hooked
hooked bone
hooked bundle of Russell
hooked fasciculus
hooked up
hookedness

Literary usage of Hook wrench

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1. The Practical Metal-worker's Assistant ...: With the Application of the Art by Oliver Byrne, John Scoffern, William Clay, William Fairbairn, James Napier (1864)
"The hook wrench is constantly used for taking the twist out of work, or the error of winding, as the hummer can only be successfully employed for correcting ..."

2. Turning and Mechanical Manipulation: Intended as a Work of General Reference by Charles Holtzapffel (1846)
"The hook wrench is constantly used for taking the twist out of work, or the error of winding, as the hammer can only be successfully employed for correcting ..."

3. The Practical Metal-worker's Assistant: Comprising Metallurgic Chemistry by Adolph A. Fesquet, Oliver Byrne, John Percy (1878)
"The hook wrench is constantly used for taking the twist out of work, ... and afterwards twisted with a hook-wrench, in the neck between the cranks, ..."

4. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"hook wrench. Key-strew wrench. Monkey-wrench. Nut-wrench Pipe-wrench. KHU-he t-wrench. Screw-wrench. ..."

5. Automobile Repairshop Short-cuts: Over 1500 Time and Labor-saving Kinks by Motor World (1918)
"... Compressor—Battery Charging Connection—Body Hoisting—Pan Hook—Wrench for Tight Quarters—Carbon Burning Tank Stand—Tool Rack—Piston Turning Center (No. ..."

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