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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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Now we get to the screw jacks which prompted me to write this article.
Crystalline polymers, on the other hand, require more precise amounts of energy at specific locations to melt before they will soften and pass through the screw. As a result they require more specific screw designs, and attempts at using a general-purpose design often leads to significant compromises in performance.
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The overall accuracy of screw placement was 96.5% (Fig.1).There was no occurrence of iatrogenic nerve root damage or violation of the spinal canal or any vascular complication or CSF leak
If the screw head breaks off, carefully clean the area of all parts of the screw head that are larger in diameter than the screw body.
In a planetary roller screw, for example, a number of threaded rollers are arranged around the shaft and held in position by guide rings at both ends of the nut, whereas in a ball screw an arrangement of recirculating ball bearings within the nut maintain contact with the shaft thread.
The bit grips the head of the screw and the sleeve holds the screw straight, allowing you to drive it one-handed.
The screw trough is a critical component of a screw feeder.
Two dual core model screws, one with single thread for anterior fixation and one with double thread with a conventional cylindrical screw, used in both posterior and anterior fixation (Synthes[R], Davos, Switzerland) were used in this study (Table I).
One way is to drill a hole into the screw and take it out using a screw extractor.
Ordinary deck screws are the cheap est wood screw option you'll find, offering excellent performance in general applications.
All you'll need to do is run your screw through the plate in the appropriate hole.