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wood screw

noun
1.
any of various screws that have a slotted head and a gimlet point that permit them to be driven into wood with a screwdriver.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35
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Examples from the web for wood screw
  • To make the axles, use a wood screw to hold the center of each can to a half-inch-diameter wooden dowel.
  • The panels used for furring must be removable by sheet metal screws, wood screw attachment, or a similar method.
  • For bracing use steel rods, wood screw rods or machine threaded rods.
  • Loosening of wood screw and other fasteners has also led to crib incidents.

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