Definition of Screw wrench
1. Noun. Adjustable wrench that has one jaw that can be adjusted by turning a screw.
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Literary usage of Screw wrench
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1. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"A screw-wrench is one in which the jaws used for taking hold of the ... The history of the screw-wrench extends back only to the 17th of August, 1835, ..."
2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1856)
"IMPROVEMENTS IN WRENCHES, VICES, ETC. Self-Adjusting Screw-Wrench.—The distinctive feature of an improved screw-wrench recently patented by Mr. A. ..."
3. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1856)
"The distinctive feature of an improved screw-wrench recently patented by Mr. A. Hotchkiss of Sharon Valley, Conn., consista in the extreme facility with ..."
4. Lockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical by Joseph Gregory Horner (1892)
"A spanner or screw wrench. Key Seating—A key way (qv). Key Stone. ... A screw wrench or spanner (qv). Kilo.—Abbreviation for kilogramme. ..."
5. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1810)
"Description of an improved screw wrench, to jit different sized • Nuts or Heads of Screws. By Mr. WILLIAM BARLOW. — Trans. Soc. Arts, Pol. ..."
6. The London Journal of Arts and Sciences by William Newton (1829)
"screw wrench for Circular Bolts. THE apparatus represented in the above wood-cut has long been a desideratum with the ..."