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Verb
Twist in
“Place the lids on top of the jars, and screw them down finger-tight.”
Verb
To distort or contort
“He screwed his face into an expression of mock pain.”
Verb
Pressure
“It could reduce interest rates to the rate of inflation, and stop trying to screw a profit out of borrowers.”
Verb
Fasten or tighten with a screw or screws
“Once in place, go ahead and screw in the other two hard-drive screws, and tighten all four down.”
Verb
To rob by the use of trickery or threats
“Trouble's, it's just a pointless greatest hits album to steal your cash and screw you.”
Verb
To have sexual relations
Noun
A short, slender, sharp-pointed metal pin with a raised helical thread running round it and a slotted head, used to join things together by being rotated so that it pierces wood or other material and is held tightly in place
“The screw heads will not move at all with respect to each other, assuming that both screws are being rotated at the same angular velocity.”
Noun
An act of turning a screw or other object having a thread
Noun
“The subsequent development of the screw propeller, concealed beneath the surface of the water, yielded greater maneuverability as well as greater protection.”
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