Definition of Screw eye
1. Noun. A woodscrew having its shank bent into a ring.
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Literary usage of Screw eye
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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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