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Definition of the noun Allen Key

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noun

  1. A hex head wrench.

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Allen key: An Allen wrench, Allen key, hex key or hex head wrench is a tool used to drive Allen screw and bolt, which have a hexagon socket in the head.

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Google previewStagecraft Fundamentals (2012)

A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production by Rita Kogler Carver

Allen key is a brand name having a hexagonal head for adjusting nuts with a recessed six-sided opening. You may have used one of these if you ever purchased self-assembly furniture. Allen keys can be bought as a single key, as a □ Fig.

Google previewAQA GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology: All Material Categories and Systems (2017)

by Bryan Williams, Louise Attwood, Pauline Treuherz

An allen key is a small hexagonal-shaped tool that can be used with socket heads or hex head fixings. They are available in a wide range of sizes, allow access to hard to reach fixings and are less likely to slip than a screwdriver head.

Google previewMachine Drawing:Includes Autocad (2008)

by Singh, Ajeetprofessorsalalahtechnicalindustrialcollege

An Allen key is a hardened hexagonal rod bent in L shape (Fig. 30.14E). One side is longer than the other. It is used for Allen head bolts having hexagonal cavity in the circular head. Shorter side is inserted first to apply more torque. Once the ...

Google previewConstruction Technology (2009)

An Illustrated Introduction by Eric Fleming

An Allen key is an L shaped piece of hexagonal section hardened steel. Either the short or long leg can be inserted into a hexagonal section blind hole in the end of the grub screw. It is a very positive method of connecting tool to screw or ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard

grub screw A screw or bolt with no head, driven into the threaded hole using an Allen key. The screw is driven in so that it embeds below the surface, and covers can be inserted so that ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

Allen key. See also PERIODONTAL INSTRUMENTS. Blandin's. gland. [P. F. Blandin (1798–1849), French surgeon] A small anterior lingual gland situated at the base of the tongue on each side of the lingual fraenum (US frenum). bleaching.

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Health (2003)

by David Worthington

Allen key An Lshaped rod of ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

Allen key n. trademark a ...

Google previewDictionary of Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation, Resynchronization, and Arrhythmias (2007)

by David L. Hayes, MD, Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD

Allen key. See Allen ...

Google previewPaperback Oxford English Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite

Allen key n. trademark a spanner designed to fit into and turn an Allen screw (one with a hexagonal socket in the head). – origin from the Allen Manufacturing Company, Connecticut. allergen /al-ler-juhn/ n. a substance that causes an allergic ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

Allen key (US Allen wrench) b n. Brit. trademark a spanner designed to fit into and turn an Allen screw. — ORIGIN 1960s: from the name of the manufacturer, the Allen Manufacturing Company, Connecticut. Allen screw b n. trademark a screw ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

Allen key (US Allen ...

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