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screw

(skrū),
A helically grooved cylinder for fastening two objects together or for adjusting the position of an object resting on one end of the screw.

screw

Orthopedics
noun A threaded internal fixation device, usually constructed of stainless steel, commonly used to fix bones in place, either alone or with a plate.
 
Vox populi
verb Popular, to treat unfairly.

screw

noun Orthopedics A ubiquitous threaded internal fixation device, usually constructed of stainless steel, commonly used to fix bones in place, either alone or with a plate. See Bionx absorbable cannulated screw, Cancellous screw, Cannellated screw, Cortical screw, Cross-locking screw, Herbert screw, Interference screw, Lag screw Vox populi verb
1. Popular, 'to treat unfairly'.
2. Vulgar; to have intercourse.

screw

(skrū)
Helically grooved cylinder for attaching two objects or adjusting position of an object resting on one end of screw.
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When the bed is reassembled at its new forever home, run 21/2-inch wood screws through the head posts and foot posts, into the tenons of the side rails.
Screw 3/8" long, #6 wood screw through washer into center hole of the dowel.
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Screw three 1/2" #4 wood screws into the 1/16" pilot holes and nine 1/2" #8 wood screws into the 3/32" pilot holes.
(10) Screw the 2-1/2" long wood screw, from the bottom, all the way through the 2x6 board and into the pilot hole in the 7/8" wood dowel.
Drill a 1/8" diameter hole in the support board and then install the 1" #6 wood screw. This wood screw attaches the support board to the dowel.
Screw in a 1-1/2" #6 flat-head, wood screw about halfway.
And remember to use two wood screws at each joint for some extra rigidity.
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