Difference between revisions of "Screw"

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A tapered metal rod enlarged at one end to form a head and with an external helical projection. It is intended to be driven by rotation into a material in which it cuts a corresponding thread.

Note: The French term vis is also used for a bolt (7-2-340).

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)