spring washer

noun

Definition of spring washer

: an elastic washer especially : a strong flat spiral spring of one or two turns that is sharp-edged at the ends and used as a nut-locking device — compare lock washer

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“Spring washer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20washer. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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