screw jack

noun

Definition of screw jack

: a screw-operated jack for lifting, exerting pressure, or adjusting position (as of a machine part)

First Known Use of screw jack

1719, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of screw jack was in 1719

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“Screw jack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/screw%20jack. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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