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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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With variable speeds on both the rotating screw and its orbital arm, the Minimix controls the continuous movement of product from the bottom of the vessel to the top whilst the orbital arm revolves the screw around the inner vessel wall.
I do a lot of stretching, an almost full barre, and I dance around the stage a bit, screw around, maybe do a little variation from Coppelia [laughing].
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Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) warned the White House "not to screw around with this thing," advice that the White House promptly ignored.
They don't screw around. There are days when it's much easier to deal with them than some of the other people in the office," says Mary Dwyer, an executive assistant at LaSalle Bank in Chicago who has worked with Cristo Rey students for six years.
Good to screw around with--and to challenge our complacency as readers.
A lot of the time we'll screw around in practice and we'll write a song that way, just start tuning and keep going and going until we get a song together.
"They were 100 per cent right, but for the good of the organization they should have said "Don't screw around with my subordinates, don't look at my boss, I accept responsibility because I hold that position.""