right-handed screw

noun

Definition of right-handed screw

: a screw the threads of which (as of a common wood screw) wind spirally in such a direction that the screw advances away from the observer when turned with a right-handed rotation in a fixed nut

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“Right-handed screw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right-handed%20screw. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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