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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Pot the reds then, screw back, for the yellow green brown blue pink and black, snooker loopy nuts are we, we're all snooker loopy.
This pressure forces the screw back until a predetermined amount of material is developed.
With the hopper and barrel empty, pull the screw back without rotation and check all the feed flights you can see.
Table 5: Complications encountered COMPLICATION Frequency ISOLATED LATERAL THIGH DISCOMFORT 7.5%(n=3) DEEP INFECTION, Z EFFECT, SCREW 2.5%(n=1) CUT THROUGH, LOSS OF REDUCTION * SCREW BACK OUT,LOSS OF REDUCTION ** 2.5%(n=1) SCREW BREAKAGE,SCREW BACK OUIT, 2.5%(n=1) LOSS OF REDUCTION *** SUPERFICIAL INFECTION (#) 2.5%(n=1) Z EFFECT, LATERAL THIGH DISCOMFORT, 2.5%(n=1) WITHOUT SCREW CUT THROUGH (##) * (Case 40)--(Figure10)--This case presented with complication at 4 weeks follow up.
You just take out a single screw at the front of the frame, switch units, and put the screw back. Don't try this out in the field.
If the screw head is already damaged, well, a good screwdriver is irrelevant except when you place the repaired screw back in the slot.
"Basically they tested the bones and the surgeon wasn't pleased with the ligament in between, so he put the screw back in.
I eventually fashioned a small, cylindrical plug, inserted it into the thumbscrew hole, put the screw back in, and tightened it down snugly until the friction felt right.
And now they have the incentive of a possible quarter final at Old Trafford, all that remains for the Os is to win the replay then pot the Reds and screw back for the yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and black.
Tighten the screw back. Replace the valve and tighten with an adjustable spanner by turning it clockwise.
Ensure the two black washers are still in their correct position and start to screw back both ends of the U-bend anti-clockwise.