Associations to the word «Jackscrew»

Wiktionary

JACKSCREW, noun. A jack (mechanical lifting device) which is operated by turning a leadscrew.

Dictionary definition

JACKSCREW, noun. Screw-operated jack.

Wise words

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C. S. Lewis