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SCREW

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun screw:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb screw:

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Comparison of usage frequency between the verb screw and its most common antonym:

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Definition of the noun screw

What does screw mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: screws

  1. someone who guards prisoners
  2. a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: inclined plane = a simple machine for elevating objects
  3. a propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of screw: screw propeller
    • more generic words: propeller / propellor = a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water
    • part of:
      • outboard / outboard motor = internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boat
      • ship = a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  4. a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: fastener / fastening / fixing / holdfast = restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    • more specific terms:
      • Allen screw = a screw with a hexagonal hole in the head
      • bolt = a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
      • cap screw = a threaded screw for machine parts
      • machine screw = a screw used either with a nut or with a tapped hole
      • metal screw = screw made of metal
      • setscrew = a screw (often without a head) that fits into the boss or hub of a wheel or cam etc. and prevents motion of the part relative to the shaft on which it is mounted
      • setscrew = a screw that is used to adjust the tension on a spring
      • thumbscrew = screw designed to be turned with the thumb and fingers
      • woodscrew = a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood with a screwdriver
      • worm = screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
    • parts:
  5. slang for sexual intercourse

Alternative definition of the noun screw

noun

  1. A simple machine, a helical inclined plane.
  2. A (usually) metal fastener consisting of a shank partially or completely threaded shank, sometimes with a threaded point, and a head used to both hold the top material and to drive the screw either directly into a soft material or into a prepared hole.
  3. [nautical] A ship's propeller.
  4. An Archimedes screw.
  5. [slang] A prison officer.
  6. [vulgar] Sexual intercourse; the act of screwing.
  7. [slang] Salary, wages.
  8. [billiards] Backspin.

Definition of the verb screw

What does screw mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: screwed | screwing | screws

  1. have sexual intercourse with
  2. turn like a screw
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: go around / revolve / rotate = turn on or around an axis or a center
    • more specific term: screw up = screw or turn higher
  3. cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion
    • example: drive in screws or bolts
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of screw: drive in
    • more generic terms: go around / revolve / rotate = turn on or around an axis or a center
  4. tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions
  5. defeat someone through trickery or deceit

Alternative definition of the verb screw

verb

  1. [transitive] To connect or assemble pieces using a screw.
  2. [transitive, vulgar, slang] To have sexual intercourse with.
  3. [transitive, slang] To cheat or treat unfairly. Sometimes seen in the form 'screw (someone) over'.
  4. [intransitive, slang] To be angry.
  5. [transitive, slang] To forget or not care about
  6. [transitive] To apply pressure on; to put the screws on.
  7. [transitive] To contort
  8. [soccer, transitive] To miskick (a ball) by hitting it with the wrong part of the foot.

Phrases with SCREW

Phrases starting with the word SCREW:

  1. screw up
  2. screw cap
  3. screw eye
  4. screw key
  5. screw log
  6. Screw Off
  7. Screw-Off
  8. Screw-Top
  9. Screw Back
  10. screw bean
  11. screw jack
  12. Screw Over
  13. screw pile
  14. screw pine
  15. Screw Shoe
  16. Screw That
  17. Screw This

Phrases ending with the word SCREW:

  1. cap screw
  2. lag screw
  3. Set Screw

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Place

SCREW is an Aviation waypoint.

Group

Screw is a Japanese visual kei rock band signed to Indie PSC after leaving their previous label, Speed-Disk. The band was formed by vocalist Byo and Yuuto, who had previously been a band together known as JOKER before its disbandment.

Music

  1. "Screw" (stylized as SCREW) was the J-pop singer, Kotoko's 14th single. This single was released on December 16, 2009. The titular track was used as the theme song for Mamoru Oshii's film Assault Girls.
  2. "SCREW" is a musical album of Screw.
    • released on
  3. "SCREW" is a musical single of KOTOKO.
    • released on (4 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Screw: A screw is a mechanism that converts rotational motion to linear motion, and a torque to a linear force. It is one of the six classical simple machines. The most common form consists of a cylindrical shaft with helical grooves or ridges called threads around the outside. The screw passes through a hole in another object or medium, with threads on the inside of the hole that mesh with the screw's threads. When the shaft of the screw is rotated relative to the stationary threads, the screw moves along its axis relative to the medium surrounding it; for example rotating a wood screw forces it into wood. In screw mechanisms, either the screw shaft can rotate through a threaded hole in a stationary object, or a threaded collar such as a nut can rotate around a stationary screw shaft. Geometrically, a screw can be viewed as a narrow inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder.
  2. Screw is a weekly pornographic magazine published in the United States aimed at heterosexual men. It was first published in 1968 by Al Goldstein and was printed weekly in tabloid form. Founder Al Goldstein has won a series of obscenity cases. Longtime singer-songwriter Barry Manilow wears a T-shirt featuring their logo on one of his early albums.
  3. Screw or Moonshine is a card game where the players try to be the first to lose all their cards. Like Palase, it is derived from the Danish.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for SCREW

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1995)

Volume 52 - Solid-Liquid Separation: Clarifiers and Thickeners Selection to Specific Gravity and Specific Heats by John J. McKetta Jr

Screw feeders are designed to control the flow of a specified amount of material uniformly as it is fed from a bin or hopper. They are totally enclosed conveyors. Uniform withdrawal from the bin or hopper is the chief objective sought when ...

Google previewDelaware Composites Design Encyclopedia: Processing and ...

CARRIAGE POSITIONING RAM MOLD LOCKING RAM MOLD CAVITY TWO- PART MOLD SCREW MOTOR INJECTION RAM feedstock from the hopper through a heated barrel section where the charge is melted. The action of the screw in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Second Edition (2012)

by Mel Schwartz

which is damaged by the shearing action of screw extrusion, and for cellulose nitrate, whose extreme heat sensitivity and inflammability make ...

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The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes. (Dave Barry)
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Scrabble value of S1C3R1E1W4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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