Definition of Lag screw

1. Noun. A heavy woodscrew with a square or hexagonal head that is driven in with a wrench.

Exact synonyms: Lag Bolt
Generic synonyms: Woodscrew



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lag Screw

lafayette
lafayettes
laff
laffed
laffer
laffing
laffittite
laffs
laflammeite
laft
lafte
lafutidine
lag
lag bolt
lag phase
lag screw (current term)
lagan
lagans
lagemorpha
lagena
lagenas
lagend
lagends
lagenian
lageniform
lagenæ
lager
lager beer
lager lout
lager louts

Literary usage of Lag screw

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1. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"... and also from a theoretical consideration of the probable distribution of pressures of lag screw against timber and resultant bending moments in the lag ..."

2. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)
"... AND lag screwS LENGTHS OF THREADS ON COACH AND lag screwS OP ALL DIAMETERS LAG-SCREW TEST (SCREWS DRAWN OUT OF YELLOW PINE) Test by Hoopes and Townsend ..."

3. Mechanical Appliances, Mechanical Movements and Novelties of Construction: A by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1910)
"EVOLUTION OF THE lag screw and the machine for making them, showing the general construction of the cutter and the principle upon which it operates, ..."

4. Millwrighting by James Francis Hobart (1909)
"To prevent this, the shank or body of lag-screw A is rolled a trifle smaller ... The great objection to this form of lag-screw is that a much larger washer ..."

5. Timber Framing by Henry Dievendorf Dewell (1917)
"Applying this formula to the joints of the tests having a steel plate lagged to the timber, assuming the diameter of the lag screw to be constant throughout ..."

6. Mechanical Movements, Powers, Devices, and Appliances: Comprising an by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1904)
"EVOLUTION OF THE lag screw and the machine for making them, showing the general construction of the cutter and the principle upon which it operates, ..."

7. Strength of Beams, Floors and Roofs: Including Directions for Designing and by Frank Eugene Kidder (1905)
"1n. l/2 x 4 inch lag screw, 1000 pounds, minimum thickness of strap, l/$. •Hi x 4 inch lag screw, 1500 pounds, minimum thickness of strap, 54. ..."

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