a fastener for machine parts, threaded along the whole length of its shank and held by threads tapped in the hole in which it is screwed.
a screwed bolt with a cylindrical head having a hexagonal recess. The bolt is turned using a wrench of hexagonal cross section
to turn bottom up; overturn: The boat capsized. They capsized the boat. Contemporary Examples Marissa Mayer Stares Down ‘Glass Cliff’ at Yahoo Nancy Hass July 17, 2012 Historical Examples The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh Boys’ Book of Model Boats Raymond Francis Yates The Cruise of the ‘Alerte’ E. F. Knight The […]
a short sleeve designed to cover the shoulder and the top of the arm, with little or no extension under the arm.
a spinning process in which woolen yarn is twisted and wound onto a revolving bobbin located within a stationary cap, much used in the Bradford spinning process.
a finishing stone of a structure. the crowning achievement, point, element, or event. Contemporary Examples Panetta’s Thankless New Job John Barry April 27, 2011 New York Passes Gay Marriage: This Is the Tipping Point John Avlon June 24, 2011 Weird Washington Monument History William O’Connor May 11, 2014 Bill de Blasio Mayoral Win Signals Working […]