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Definition of the noun adjustable spanner

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noun

  1. can be changed to different settings

Alternative definition of the noun adjustable spanner

noun

  1. [British] monkey wrench

Explanation

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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Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

adjustable spanner/. wringer/ gothrough thewringer Am. col. havean upsetting experience. Wrinkle CityAm. sl. wrinkled or lined skin, ...

Google previewLockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical Engineering (1892)

Embracing Those Current in the Drawing Office, Pattern Shop, Foundry, Fitting, Turning, Smiths' and Boiler Shops, Etc., Etc. : Comprising Upwards of Six Thousand Definitions by Joseph Gregory Horner

An adjustable spanner, one of whose jaws receives movement by means of a screw and milled head. Coach Screw. — A wood screw with a coarse vee-thread and a square head, used generally for bolting timber work together. Coal. — Used ...

Google previewLockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical Engineering ... (1888)

by Lockwood, Crosby & son, pub

An adjustable spanner, one of whose jaws receives movement by means of a screw and milled head. Coach Screw. — A wood screw with a coarse vee-thread and a square head, used generally for bolting timber work together. Coal. — Used ...

Google previewIrish-English/English-Irish Easy Reference Dictionary (2000)

by The Educational Company of Ireland

version insligh v insulate inslitheoir m3 insulator inslin f2 insulin insliú m insulation insocraithe adj adjustable castalre insocraithe adjustable Spanner inspéise adj interesting inspioráidjZ inspiration insreabhadh m inflow insreabhadh airgid ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stage Lighting (2003)

by Jody Briggs

ADJUSTABLE WRENCH (Brit adjustable spanner)—A generic term for any ...

Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms = معجم طلال أبو غزالة لبراءة الإختراع (2012)

by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

adiabatic expansion adipocyte adipose adipose cell adjacency adjoin adjudged infringer adjust adjust adjustability adjustable adjustable wrench : adjustable Spanner adjusting the exposure - exposure compensation adjustment adjustment ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

adjustable spanner a spanner ...

Google previewDictionary of Architectural and Building Technology (2004)

by Henry J. Cowan, Peter R. Smith, W. K. Chow

pipe wrench An adjustable spanner in which the grip is tightened ...

Google previewCultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary (1995)

Studies in Honor of Ladislav Zgusta by Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane

adjustable spanner, administrative county, admiral (master who directs a fishing fleet) ...

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