noun 1. Also called worm. the helical ridge of a screw. 2. a full turn of the helical ridge of a screw. screw thread noun 1. the helical ridge on a screw formed by a die or lathe tool
adjective 1. (of a container) having a top that screws on. noun 2. a top that can be screwed onto a container. 3. a container having such a top.
noun, Slang. 1. a mistake or blunder: The package was delayed through an addressing screwup. 2. a habitual blunderer.
noun 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, especially by means of a screwdriver. 2. a threaded cylindrical pin or rod with a head at one end, engaging a threaded hole and used either as a […]