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setscrew

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noun set·screw \ˈset-ˌskrü\

Definition of setscrew

  1. 1 :  a screw screwed through one part tightly upon or into another part to prevent relative movement

  2. 2 :  a screw for regulating a valve opening or a spring tension




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