25 results found

Search Results for: screw

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Micrometer

micrometer An instrument, used with a telescope or microscope, for measuring minute distances, or the apparent diameters of... Read More

Worm

worm 1. A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like. There came a... Read More

Male

Male see Mal-. Evil; wicked; bad. Origin: L. Malus. See malice. same as mail, a bag. 1. Of or pertaining to the sex that... Read More

Tap

tap 1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn. 2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like;... Read More

Nut

Nut 1. (Science: botany) A dry one-seeded fruit which is indehiscent (i.e., it does not split open along a definite seam at... Read More

Bean

Bean 1. (Science: botany) a name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, phaseolus, and... Read More

Threads

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Temper

temper 1. The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of... Read More

Thread

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Pair

Pair 1. To be joined in paris; to couple; to mate, as for breeding. 2. To suit; to fit, as a counterpart. My heart was made... Read More

Pile

pile 1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; often with up; as,... Read More

Button

Button 1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass. 2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More

Rasp

rasp 1. To rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to... Read More

Flagellum

Definition noun, plural: flagella (1) (biology) Long, slender, threadlike, whiplike extension of certain cells or... Read More

Tempering

tempering (Science: chemistry) The process of giving the requisite degree of hardness or softness to a substance, as iron... Read More

Vane

vane 1. A contrivance attached to some elevated object for the purpose of showing which way the wind blows; a weathercock.... Read More

Well

well 1. Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient;... Read More

Thrust

thrust 1. A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or... Read More

Paddles

paddle 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Infection

Definition noun, plural: infections (microbiology) Invasion and multiplication of an infectious agents in body tissues of... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Mechanical

mechanical 1. Pertaining to, governed by, or in accordance with, mechanics, or the laws of motion; pertaining to the... Read More

Nipple

nipple 1. (Science: anatomy) The protuberance through which milk is drawn from the breast or mamma; the mammilla; a teat; a... Read More