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Definition of the noun adjustable spanner
What does adjustable spanner mean as a name of something?
- can be changed to different settings
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of adjustable spanner: adjustable wrench
- more generic words: spanner / wrench = a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
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Alternative definition of the noun adjustable spanner
- [British] monkey wrench
Adjustable spanner: An adjustable wrench or adjustable spanner is a wrench with a "jaw" of adjustable width, allowing it to be used with different sizes of fastener head rather than just one fastener, as with a conventional fixed spanner. An adjustable spanner may also be called a Bahco, crescent wrench, adjustable end wrench, wrench, shifter, shifting spanner, shifting adjustable, fit-all or adjustable angle-head wrench.
- also known as crescent wrench, fit-all, English key
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by John Thompson
Adjustable spanner are, however, commonly used by plumbers. Open ended spanner Ring spanner Box spanner Adjustable spanner n The main types of spanner sparge outlet/sparge pipe A chromium-plated pipe with a number of holes ...
Persian-English Dictionary (1993)
by S. Haim
| Adjustable spanner.
by The Educational Company of Ireland
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by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
adjustable spanner a spanner with adjustable jaws to suit ...
by Frederick James Britten
Adjustable Spanner for Caps of Keyless Wheels. — This will also be found useful for setting up or letting down mainsprings, ...
The Dictionary of Clichs (2013)
A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes by Christine Ammer
Themonkey wrench, called an “adjustable spanner” in Britain, appears tohave remindedsomeone of a monkey's jaws, which loosely resemble the sliding jaws of this very useful tool. This name was acquired about themiddle ofthe nineteenth ...
by V.S. Matyushenkov
adjustable spanner/. wringer/ gothrough thewringer Am. col. havean upsetting experience. Wrinkle CityAm. sl. wrinkled or lined skin, ...
by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization
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by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner
A wrench or spanner having an adjustable jaw; an adjustable spanner. P1807 in E. S. DANE Peter Stubs $27” Lancashire ...
by Robert Hendrickson
While one source suggests that this mechanical wizard was London blacksmith Charles Moncke, the British use adjustable spanner wrench or just spanner, for what Americans call a monkey wrench, so this theory is suspect. A more likely ...
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Video shows what adjustable spanner means. An adjustable hand tool for tightening and loosening nuts and bolts.. adjustable spanner synonyms: adjustable ...
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