screw plate

screwplate

[skroo-pleyt]
noun
a metal plate having threaded holes, used for cutting screw threads by hand.
Also, screw plate.


Origin:
1650–60; screw + plate1

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screw plate
 
n
a steel plate with threaded holes used for making male screws

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