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  • 1 screw — 01. We need some [screws] to put this shelf up on the wall. 02. The threads on this [screw] are gone, and it keeps coming out. 03. I had to [screw] the bolt in with my fingernail because I didn t have any tools. 04. Beer bottles these days all… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 2 loose — I UK [luːs] / US [lus] adjective Word forms loose : adjective loose comparative looser superlative loosest ** 1) not firmly fixed in position loose floorboards a loose tooth work/come loose (= become loose): One of the screws had worked loose. a) …

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  • 3 screw — [skro͞o] n. [ME screwe < MFr escroue, hole in which the screw turns < L scrofa, sow, infl. by scrobis, vulva] 1. a) a mechanical device for fastening things together, consisting essentially of a cylindrical or conical piece of metal… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Screw 32 — was a Berkeley/ East Bay area punk rock band. Their name is derived from an anti skateboarding measure on the ballots in Concord, California. They were noted for self publicity. For example, they ordered stickers by the thousands and stuck them… …

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  • 5 This Is Berkeley, Not West Bay — Мини альбом разных исполнителей Дата выпуска 16 декабря 1994 2011 (ре релиз) …

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  • 6 Loose Change (film) — Infobox film name = Loose Change caption = Loose Change: 2nd Edition DVD Cover | director = Dylan Avery producer = Korey Rowe Jason Bermas Dylan Avery Tim Sparke Alex Jones Jason McGeown writer = Dylan Avery music = DJ Skooly editing = Dylan… …

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  • 7 Screw thread — Internal and external threads illustrated using a common nut and bolt. The screw and nut pair can be used to convert torque into linear force. As the screw (or bolt) is rotated, the screw moves along its axis through the fixed nut, or the non… …

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  • 8 screw — screwable, adj. screwer, n. screwless, adj. screwlike, adj. /skrooh/, n. 1. a metal fastener having a tapered shank with a helical thread, and topped with a slotted head, driven into wood or the like by rotating, esp. by means of a screwdriver. 2 …

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  • 9 Loose (album) — Infobox Album Name = Loose Type = studio Artist = Nelly Furtado Released = June 9, 2006 Recorded = 2005 2006 The Hit Factory and Cubejam (Miami, Florida); The Chill Building (Santa Monica, California); Henson Studios and Capitol Studios… …

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  • 10 screw — /skru / (say skrooh) noun 1. a metal device having a slotted head and a tapering body with a helical ridge usually driven into wood with the aid of a screwdriver to assemble and secure parts of a building construction, furniture, etc. 2. a… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 Loose Screw — Infobox Album Name = Loose Screw Type = studio Artist = The Pretenders Released = November 12, 2002 Recorded = June 2001 April 2002 Genre = Rock Length = Label = Artemis Records Producer = Jonathan Quarmby, Kevin Bacon Reviews = *Allmusic… …

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  • 12 screw — n. & v. n. 1 a thin cylinder or cone with a spiral ridge or thread running round the outside (male screw) or the inside (female screw). 2 (in full wood screw) a metal male screw with a slotted head and a sharp point for fastening things, esp. in… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 screw — screw1 [skru:] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: escroe inner screw, nut , from Latin scrofa female pig ] 1.) a thin pointed piece of metal that you push and turn in order to fasten pieces of metal or wood together →↑nail ▪ Fix the frame… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 screw — screw1 [ skru ] noun count * 1. ) a thin pointed piece of metal used for fastening one thing to another. It has a raised twisted part on it called a thread. You push and turn it with a screwdriver instead of hitting it with a hammer like a nail:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 loose — loose1 W3S3 [lu:s] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not firmly attached)¦ 2¦(not attached)¦ 3¦(not tied tightly)¦ 4¦(hair)¦ 5¦(clothes)¦ 6¦(free)¦ 7¦(not exact)¦ 8¦(not very controlled)¦ 9¦(not solid)¦ 10¦(sport)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 screw — [[t]skru͟ː[/t]] screws, screwing, screwed 1) N COUNT A screw is a metal object similar to a nail, with a raised spiral line around it. You turn a screw using a screwdriver so that it goes through two things, for example two pieces of wood, and… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 screw — noun 1》 a short, slender, sharp pointed metal pin with a raised helical thread running around it and a slotted head, used to join things together by being rotated in under pressure.     ↘a cylinder with a helical ridge or thread running round the …

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  • 18 screw */ — I UK [skruː] / US [skru] verb Word forms screw : present tense I/you/we/they screw he/she/it screws present participle screwing past tense screwed past participle screwed 1) [transitive] to fasten one thing to another using screws Next screw the… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 screw — {{11}}screw (n.) c.1400, from M.Fr. escroue nut, cylindrical socket, screwhole, of uncertain etymology; not found in other Romanic languages. Perhaps via Gallo Romance *scroba or W.Gmc. *scruva from V.L. scrobis screw head groove, in classical… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 20 have a screw loose — {v. phr,}, {slang} To act in a strange way; to be foolish. * /Now I know he has a screw loose he stole a police car this time./ * /He was a smart man but had a screw loose and people thought him odd./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms


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