Definition of Screw thread

1. Noun. The raised helical rib going around a screw.

Exact synonyms: Thread
Generic synonyms: Rib
Group relationships: Screw



Definition of Screw thread

1. Noun. (engineering) A helical ridge which wraps around an elongated cylindre, or a groove spiraling around the wall of a bore, used to convert a rotational movement into a linear one. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screw Thread

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screw key
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screw shoe
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screw thread (current term)
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Literary usage of Screw thread

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1. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)
"THE BROWN & SHARPE 2Ç-DEGREE WORM THREAD AND THE ACME ap-DEGREE STANDARD SCREW THREAD THERE seems to be some confusion among mechanics regarding the ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"The specification says: "On the bar A, just below the step E, is cut the screw thread i, on which screws the nut F. forming a projection from the wrench-bar ..."

3. The Microscope: An Introduction to Microscopic Methods and to Histology by Simon Henry Gage (1908)
""The so-called Standard Screw-Thread of the Royal Microscopical Society has ... "When the exact form of the Whitworth screw-thread is calculated it will be ..."

4. The Microscope: An Introduction to Microscopic Methods and to Histology by Simon Henry Gage (1908)
""The so-called Standard Screw-Thread of the Royal Microscopical Society has ... "When the exact form of the Whitworth screw-thread is calculated it will be ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... and lees screw thread section is required. The principal features of the various systems of construction of avy guns may be briefly described. Ftes. ..."

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