Definition of spanner
1 chiefly British : wrench
2 : a wrench that has a hole, projection, or hook at one or both ends of the head for engaging with a corresponding device on the object that is to be turned
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The menu is always changing, but might include a slab of unctuous caramelized pork belly with black garlic and vermicelli, or savory custard with chunks of spanner crab and flecks of lovage.
This threw a spanner in the works as far as the theory of human locomotion was concerned.
No, Spanner isn’t something every website needs today.
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