adjustable wrench


Definition of adjustable wrench

: a wrench similar to an open end wrench but having one fixed jaw and one adjustable jaw

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First Known Use of adjustable wrench

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Adjustable wrench.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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