Definitions for "Screw"
Keywords:  incline, shank, fasten, spiral, plane
A cylinder, or a cylindrical perforation, having a continuous rib, called the thread, winding round it spirally at a constant inclination, so as to leave a continuous spiral groove between one turn and the next, -- used chiefly for producing, when revolved, motion or pressure in the direction of its axis, by the sliding of the threads of the cylinder in the grooves between the threads of the perforation adapted to it, the former being distinguished as the external, or male screw, or, more usually the screw; the latter as the internal, or female screw, or, more usually, the nut.
Specifically, a kind of nail with a spiral thread and a head with a nick to receive the end of the screw-driver. Screws are much used to hold together pieces of wood or to fasten something; -- called also wood screws, and screw nails. See also Screw bolt, below.
A straight line in space with which a definite linear magnitude termed the pitch is associated (cf. 5th Pitch, 10 (b)). It is used to express the displacement of a rigid body, which may always be made to consist of a rotation about an axis combined with a translation parallel to that axis.
Anything shaped or acting like a screw; esp., a form of wheel for propelling steam vessels. It is placed at the stern, and furnished with blades having helicoidal surfaces to act against the water in the manner of a screw. See Screw propeller, below.
A steam vesel propelled by a screw instead of wheels; a screw steamer; a propeller.
An extortioner; a sharp bargainer; a skinflint; a niggard.
Hence: To practice extortion upon; to oppress by unreasonable or extortionate exactions.
To use violent mans in making exactions; to be oppressive or exacting.
Keywords:  helical, barrel, groove, shaft, sprue
A helically flighted shaft which rotates within the barrel to mechanically work and advance the material being processed.
a pointed nail with grooves in it
a shaft with a helical groove formed on its surface
Keywords:  hack, turnkey, unsound, guard, pig
An unsound or worn-out horse, useful as a hack, and commonly of good appearance.
Guard, Correctional Officer (or Hack, Pig, Turnkey).
someone who guards prisoners
Keywords:  siam, trickery, deceit, plowed, defeat
also 'screw over'. to cheat someone or make life difficult for them. "He just took your parking spot! You got screwed!" "You plowed through Siam and took out all my armies in Australia. You screwed me!"
defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
To turn one's self uneasily with a twisting motion; as, he screws about in his chair.
turn like a screw
Back-sag somersault with a 360-degree turn. There are double, triple somersaults, etc.
An amphipod crustacean; as, the skeleton screw (Caprella). See Sand screw, under Sand.
To force; to squeeze; to press, as by screws.
cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion; "drive in screws or bolts"
The rotating component of an injection press which delivers the rubber into the mold.
Keywords:  intamin, corkscrew, coaster, sit, down
A corkscrew on an Intamin sit-down coaster.
An instructor who examines with great or unnecessary severity; also, a searching or strict examination of a student by an instructor.
To examine rigidly, as a student; to subject to a severe examination.
Keywords:  visage, distort, twist, his
To twist; to distort; as, to screw his visage.
Keywords:  isdc, wishes, proposed, modify, add
Software Change Requests and Extra Wishes (SCREW) can be proposed by software developers to modify or add something to existing ISDC software.
Seller Selling climax Shear Strength
Keywords:  tobacco, packet, small
A small packet of tobacco.
Keywords:  spin, shot, heavy, back
screw shot: A shot with heavy back spin.
Keywords:  core, central
a central core with a
Keywords:  look
To look.