Associations to the word «Screw»

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Wiktionary

SCREW, noun. A device that has a helical function.
SCREW, noun. A simple machine, a helical inclined plane.
SCREW, noun. A (usually) metal fastener consisting of a shank partially or completely threaded shank, sometimes with a threaded point, and a head used to both hold the top material and to drive the screw either directly into a soft material or into a prepared hole.
SCREW, noun. (nautical) A ship's propeller.
SCREW, noun. An Archimedes screw.
SCREW, noun. A steam vessel propelled by a screw instead of wheels.
SCREW, noun. (derogatory) A prison guard.
SCREW, noun. (derogatory) An extortioner; a sharp bargainer; a skinflint.
SCREW, noun. (US) (slang) (dated) An instructor who examines with great or unnecessary severity; also, a searching or strict examination of a student by an instructor.
SCREW, noun. (vulgar) (slang) Sexual intercourse; the act of screwing.
SCREW, noun. (vulgar) (slang) A casual sexual partner.
SCREW, noun. (slang) Salary, wages.
SCREW, noun. (billiards) Backspin.
SCREW, noun. (slang) A small packet of tobacco.
SCREW, noun. An unsound or worn-out horse, useful as a hack, and commonly of good appearance.
SCREW, noun. (math) A straight line in space with which a definite linear magnitude termed the pitch is associated. It is used to express the displacement of a rigid body, which may always be made to consist of a rotation about an axis combined with a translation parallel to that axis.
SCREW, noun. An amphipod crustacean.
SCREW, noun. (dated) (slang) A prison guard.
SCREW, verb. (transitive) To connect or assemble pieces using a screw.
SCREW, verb. (transitive) (vulgar) (slang) To have sexual intercourse with.
SCREW, verb. (transitive) (slang) To cheat someone or ruin their chances in a game or other situation. Sometimes used in the form "screw over".
SCREW, verb. (transitive) To apply pressure on; to put the screws on.
SCREW, verb. To practice extortion upon; to oppress by unreasonable or extortionate exactions.
SCREW, verb. (transitive) To contort.
SCREW, verb. (soccer) (transitive) To miskick (a ball) by hitting it with the wrong part of the foot.
SCREW, verb. (billiard) (snooker) (pool) To screw back.
SCREW, verb. (US) (slang) (dated) To examine (a student) rigidly; to subject to a severe examination.
SCREW ANCHOR, noun. (US) A fixing that allows screws to be fitted into masonry walls; called a wall plug in UK English.
SCREW BACK, verb. (sports) (billiards) (snooker) (pool) To cue the cue ball in such a way as to impart backspin. On impact, the ball will follow a reverse trajectory according to the spin.
SCREW BACK, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see screw,‎ back.
SCREW BOX, noun. A device, resembling a die, for cutting the thread on a wooden screw.
SCREW CAP, noun. The cap of a bottle or jar which screws onto the threaded lip of the container.
SCREW CAPS, noun. Plural of screw cap
SCREW DRIVE, noun. A slot in the head of a screw, of various shapes, enabling a screwdriver to lock into the screw.
SCREW IT, interjection. (idiomatic) (coarse) Expression of frustration or contempt.
SCREW OFF, verb. To remove the lid of a jar or other container by unscrewing it.
SCREW OFF, verb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) To fail to do one's work; to goof off.
SCREW OFF, verb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) To go away at someone's urging; to bugger off.
SCREW OFF, interjection. (idiomatic) (dismissal) To urge someone to leave.
SCREW OVER, verb. (transitive) (slang) To cheat someone, or ruin their chances in a game or other situation.
SCREW PEG, noun. A small headless screw for fastening soles.
SCREW PILE, noun. A steel pile having a wide helical blade attached at the foot; it is twisted into soft ground in order to provide a large bearing area
SCREW PINE, noun. An Old World tropical tree, Pandanus utilis
SCREW SHOE, noun. A regular shoe with screws (1/4 to 3/8 inch) screwed into the bottom of a shoes to give it grip while running on ice and snow.
SCREW SHOES, noun. Plural of screw shoe
SCREW THE POOCH, verb. (idiomatic) To screw up; to fail in dramatic and ignominious fashion.
SCREW THREAD, noun. (engineering) A helical ridge which wraps around an elongated cylinder, or a groove spiraling around the wall of a bore, used mostly on fasteners and their connection points.
SCREW THREADS, noun. Plural of screw thread
SCREW TOP, noun. Alternative term for screw cap
SCREW TOPS, noun. Plural of screw top
SCREW UP, verb. (transitive) To tighten or secure with screws.
SCREW UP, verb. (transitive) To raise (rent, fees, etc.) to extortionate levels.
SCREW UP, verb. (transitive) To twist into a contorted state
SCREW UP, verb. (transitive) (dated) To squint.
SCREW UP, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To make a mess of; to ruin.
SCREW UP, verb. (intransitive) (colloquial) To blunder; to make a mistake.
SCREW WITH, verb. To fiddle with; to tinker.
SCREW WITH, verb. To mess with; to have on; to trick.
SCREW YOU, interjection. (vulgar) A slightly less offensive version of "fuck you".
SCREW YOU, interjection. "Go to hell". For instance, You'll just lie in your bed all day rather than help us? Well, screw you.
SCREW YOU, interjection. "Go away". For instance, Screw you-- go annoy someone else!
SCREW YOU, interjection. Expression of contempt. For instance, You think you can come to my house dressed like a slob? Well, screw you.

Dictionary definition

SCREW, noun. Someone who guards prisoners.
SCREW, noun. A simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole.
SCREW, noun. A propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air.
SCREW, noun. A fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head.
SCREW, noun. Slang for sexual intercourse.
SCREW, verb. Have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?".
SCREW, verb. Turn like a screw.
SCREW, verb. Cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion; "drive in screws or bolts".
SCREW, verb. Tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions; "Screw the bottle cap on".
SCREW, verb. Defeat someone through trickery or deceit.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats