slot washer

noun

Definition of slot washer

1 : a lock washer having a slot cut in its edge to permit the driving of a nail or screw through it after the nut has been tightened to prevent the bolt or nut from turning
2 : a washer slotted through from the outside to the central hole so that it may be inserted or removed with the bolt in place

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“Slot washer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slot%20washer. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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