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Definition of the noun Acorn nut
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- (hardware) A closed nut having a dome-like cap over the back, protruding part of the engaged screw or bolt.
- synonym: cap nut
The acorn nut is a type of fastener which gets its name from its shape. Acorn nut is its common name and it is also called a crown hex nut, blind nut, cap nut or domed cap nut. It is a nut that has a domed top to cover the threads. This is to prevent contact with the external thread to protect the threads or protect other things the threads would rub against. In addition the dome gives a more finished appearance. It is usually made of brass, steel, stainless steel or nylon. It can also be chrome plated and given a mirror finish.
- also known as Cap nut
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Baltimore Elegance (2006)
A New Approach to Classic Album Quilts by Elly Sienkiewicz
The acorn nut is a great place to try this gluestick version, it's a blessing when no iron is nearby. ACORN PLACEMENT 1. Mark the placement of each acorn by finger-pressing the appliquéd block into quadrants. The acorns lie over this line ...
Designed to Give, in Complete and Accurate Statement, and in the Readiest Form for Popular Use, the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Etymology of All the Words and Terms Used in the Ophthalmic Sciences by Robert H. Knowles, Rollin Henry Knowles
[Latin, giant = the acorn nut ] A secreting or an excreting organ of the body. The Accessory Lachrymal glands of the eye are numerous acinous glands found in the orbital conjunctiva, sometimes called Krause's glands. The acinous glands ...
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