jackscrew


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jack·screw

(jak'skrū),
A threaded device used in appliances for the separation of approximated teeth or jaws.

jackscrew

/jack·screw/ (-skroo) a screw-turned device to expand the dental arch and move individual teeth.

jackscrew

[jak′skro̅o̅]
a threaded device used in orthodontic appliances for the separation or approximation of teeth or jaw segments.

jack·screw

(jak'skrū)
A threaded device used in appliances for the separation of approximated teeth or jaws.

jackscrew

A dental device used to pull together or push apart teeth or jaw fragments.

jack·screw

(jak'skrū)
Threaded device used in dental appliances for separation of approximated teeth or jaws.

jackscrew,

n a threaded device used in appliances for separation or approximation of teeth or jaw segments.
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Another potential trouble spot is the pair of jackscrews used to trim the horizontal stab.
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The clamp should then be located directly over the jackscrew to pinch the part.
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) last year blamed shoddy maintenance for the failure of the aircraft's jackscrew.
Federal investigators determined that a lack of grease on the jet's jackscrew - a tail component that helps move the plane's stabilizer and sets the angle of flight - likely caused the crash.
Crash investigators later concluded that the plane's jackscrew, part of the tail that helps move the plane's horizontal stabilizer and sets the angle of flight, had jammed soon after takeoff.
The crash is believed to have been caused by a faulty jackscrew that controlled the plane's horizontal stabilizer tail wings.
I wanted to enter the compartment aft of the rear pressure bulkhead and see the massive jackscrew that tilts the horizontal stabilizer (the fins that protrude from a plane's tail).
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The elevator trim jackscrew corresponded to an approximate neutral trim setting.
For trim, the Cub has an automotive-style window crank that runs a cord to a jackscrew, adjusting the horizontal stab's angle of attack.