Definition of Screwdriver

1. Noun. A hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw.

2. Noun. A cocktail made with vodka and orange juice.
Terms within: Vodka
Generic synonyms: Cocktail

Definition of Screwdriver

1. n. A tool for turning screws so as to drive them into their place. It has a thin end which enters the nick in the head of the screw.

Definition of Screwdriver

1. Noun. A hand or machine tool which engages with the head of a screw and allows torque to be applied to turn the screw, thus driving it in or loosening it. ¹

2. Noun. A drink made of vodka and orange juice. ¹

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Definition of Screwdriver

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screwdriver

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screw wrench
screwball comedies
screwball comedy
screwbean mesquite
screwdriver (current term)
screwed the pooch
screwed up
screwing off
screwing over

Literary usage of Screwdriver

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Second Power Kink Book: A Collection of Short Articles from Power in (1918)
"Pliers with a screwdriver forged FIQ. FIGS. 1 AND 2. screwdriver ATTACHMENT FOR PLIERS at the end of one of the handles are common, but the screwdriver is ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"screwdriver Rule. — If the axis of- an ordinary screwdriver coincides with the axis of a conductor, then the direction in which the screwdriver is turned ..."

3. Electricity and Magnetism: Electrodynamics. Electrical Resistance and by International Correspondence Schools (1905)
"screwdriver Rule. — If the axis of an ordinary screwdriver coincides with the axis of a conductor, then the direction in which the screwdriver is turned ..."

4. The Trotting Horse of America: How to Train and Drive Him, with by Hiram Washington Woodruff, Charles James Foster, George Wilkes (1871)
"His Race with screwdriver. — Blanche, Snowdrop, and Beppo. — Death of Blanche. — Ajax and Oneida Chief. — Then: Road-Race to Sleighs. — Brown Rattler. ..."

5. Trade Foundations Based on Producing Industries (1919)
"The screwdriver is often misused. It is neither a chisel nor a wedge and should not be ... Neither should a big screw be driven with a little screwdriver. ..."

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