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nuts and bolts

noun

Definition of NUTS AND BOLTS

1
:  the working parts or elements
2
:  the practical workings of a machine or enterprise as opposed to theoretical considerations or speculative possibilities
nuts–and–bolts adjective
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First Known Use of NUTS AND BOLTS

1967

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