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alligator wrench

Definition of the noun alligator wrench

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  1. a wrench with a v-shaped jaw and serrations on one side (resembles the open jaws of an alligator)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: spanner / wrench = a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt

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Google previewLocomotive Dictionary (1906)

An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which Designate American Railroad Locomotives Their Parts Attachments and Details of Construction with Definitions and Illustrations of Typical British Locomotive Practice

An alligator wrench for use on pipe or other cylindrical surfaces has immovable jaws, one serrated and the other smooth, inclined to each other at an acute angle .

Google previewLocomotive Dictionary 1909 Edition (1909)

An alligator wrench for use on pipe or other cylindrical surfaces has immovable jaws, one serrated and the other smooth, inclined to each other at an acute angle . 5. A monkey wrench has smooth. parallel jaws, one of which is fastened to the ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

alligator wrench Mechanical Devices, a wrench having toothed jaws that form a V-point. all-inertial guidance Navigation, a guidance ...

Google previewRSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary (2012)

by RSMeans

pipe wrench (alligator wrench) A heavy hand tool with adjustable serrated jaws for gripping, screwing, or unscrewing metal pipe. pipe.

Google previewEncyclopedia [containing] illustrations, descriptions and prices of ... well sinking ... pumping, irrigating and hoisting machinery ... Chapman's air water lifting systems, gasoline, gas and steam engines, boilers, etc. ... (1900)

by American Well Works (Aurora, Ill.)

Alligator Wrench. 1 Tool Box. 1 Sledge. PRICES. 2 Monkey Wrenches. 1 Hammer. 1 Oil Can. 2 Six-inch Z Drills.

Google previewHawkins' mechanical dictionary (1909)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the mechanic arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

Alligator Wrench. — A solid wrench with V-shaped jaws, one or both of which are notched or serrated, so that a firm grip may be secured on irregular or cylindrical pieces which are to be turned. Allotment.— That which is allotted ; a share ; part ...

Google previewThe Locomotive Dictionary Volume 1 (2008)

by George L. Fowler

Alligator Wrench. See Wrench. Alternating Current. An electric current whose inanifestations cause it to appear to reverse its direction continuously and periodically. The induction produced by the variation of electric current permits a change of ...

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Keen Kutter alligator wrench

Nice Keen Kutter #40 alligator wrench, made from patent of Vaughan & Bushnell.
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