Definition of Screw jack

1. Noun. Screw-operated jack.

Exact synonyms: Jackscrew
Generic synonyms: Jack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screw Jack

screw arteries
screw auger
screw augur
screw back
screw bean
screw cap
screw caps
screw drive
screw elevator
screw eye
screw it
screw jack (current term)
screw joint
screw key
screw log
screw off
screw over
screw pile
screw pinch
screw pine
screw propeller
screw shoe
screw shoes
screw that
screw the pooch
screw this

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 ..."

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