capstan nut

noun

Definition of capstan nut

: a nut resembling the head of a capstan and operated by a bar inserted in one of several holes about its periphery

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“Capstan nut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capstan%20nut. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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