Definition of Screws

1. Noun. (plural of screw) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of screw) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Screws

1. screw [v] - See also: screw

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screws

screwed
screwed the pooch
screwed up
screwer
screwers
screwier
screwiest
screwiness
screwinesses
screwing
screwing off
screwing over
screwing the pooch
screwings
screwlike
screws (current term)
screws the pooch
screwtape
screwtaped
screwtapes
screwtaping
screwthread
screwthreads
screwtop
screwtops
screwup
screwups
screwworm
screwworms
screwy

Literary usage of Screws

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"It will be observed that on Figure 8 the locations of the balance rim screws are numbered from 1 to on each half of the balance. ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1895)
"Memorandum on t/ie British Association Screw Gauge for small screws. By RE CROMPTON, M.Inst.CE, Pres.Inst.EE As n result of the two reports presented by the ..."

3. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"It is, however, most probable that the practical use of screws was known before his time, ... The general division of screws is into male and female screws; ..."

4. The Elementary Part of A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid by Edward John Routh (1905)
"Then the body must admit of a screw motion compounded of any indefinitely small rotations udt, w'dt about the axes of these screws accompanied of course by ..."

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