Definition of Screw eye

1. Noun. A woodscrew having its shank bent into a ring.

Generic synonyms: Woodscrew



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screw Eye

screw-pine family
screw-top
screw-topped
screw-tops
screw-up
screw-worm
screw arteries
screw auger
screw augur
screw back
screw bean
screw cap
screw caps
screw drive
screw elevator
screw eye (current term)
screw it
screw jack
screw joint
screw key
screw log
screw off
screw over
screw pile
screw pinch
screw pine
screw propeller
screw shoe
screw shoes
screw that

Literary usage of Screw eye

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

1. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1882)
"Screw-eye is first screwed downwards through the [upper] Key, so as to protrude below latter, and then the Button is firmly screwed on to such protruding ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1891)
"... then through a small screw eye in front, then through a small hole in the shank of a larger screw eye in the other side of the post; by holding the end ..."

3. School Physics: A New Text-book for High Schools and Academies by Elroy McKendree Avery (1895)
"Insert a small screw-eye or hook at the middle of one of the 4" x 8" ... Tie one end of a cord to this screw-eye, and the other end to the hook of a ..."

4. School Physics: A New Text-book for High Schools and Academies by Elroy McKendree Avery (1895)
"Insert a small screw-eye or hook at the middle of one of the 4" x 8" surfaces; it will be approximately on a level with the center of mass. ..."

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