Definition of Screw jack
1. Noun. Screw-operated jack.
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Literary usage of Screw jack
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1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"A kind of screw-stock, used for forming the threads of screw-lx>lts or wooden screws. , Screw-jack. A lifting-jack, in which the power consists of a screw ..."
2. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"When a single screw-jack is used in connection with a post or shore, a hole to receive the threaded ... Pump, or Screw-jack let into End of Shore 49. ..."
3. Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1916)
"A screw-jack having a differential screw. Hoisting Jack.—A lifting device in which a screw-jack is employed. Hydraulic Jack.—A device for lifting heavy ..."
4. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association (1917)
"The style of jacks may, however, be divided into two general classes, the screw-jack and the pump- jack. The former depends on the travel of the nut on some ..."
5. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"2478 and 2479 exhibit a side view and plan of a traversing screw-jack. The screw-jack A is bolted to ..."
6. Experimental Mechanics: A Course of Lectures Delivered at the Royal College by Sir Robert Stawell Ball (1871)
"The Screw-jack.—The Bolt and Nut. THE INCLINED PLANE WITHOUT FRICTION. ... The screw also, in the form of the screw- jack, is sometimes used in raising ..."