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

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca