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A screw for adjusting or clamping parts of a machine.
peg, bolt, rivet, dowel, screw, set screwView synonyms
- ‘For now you get a cold black serrated blade held in place with a set screw in the front, pressing hard against an angled interior notch in the blade.’
- ‘If it won't go all the way up, loosen the set screw of the other needle slightly.’
- ‘Keyless clamps allow blade changes in seconds without the use of a hexed key to loosen a set screw in the blade clamp.’
- ‘There's a little set screw to tighten when everything is just right so the measurement won't be lost when you remove the tool.’
- ‘I simply cranked the set screw back in and gathered up my relatively unscathed plastic jugs for the trip home.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.