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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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where: [C.sub.y]--the hydrodynamic coefficient taken from 0.5 to 2.0 (2.0 is used in case if the screw propeller acts in a perpendicular manner to the ship hull as to the vertical wall, which conforms to the pulled ship having high-draft); [n.sub.p]--the number of tug propellers.
The last formula shows that if the vertical angle of the tug rope is very big (close to 900), pulling force could be very low or in some cases could make a negative effect, which means that the pressure force created by the screw propeller on the hull shape of the pulled ship can be greater than that used for towing a tug boat).
It can't turn as fast or deftly as a seal, but it is more maneuverable than vehicles such as REMUS, which use conventional screw propellers for propulsion.
- Screw Propellers (Propulsion) Market Share Breakdown (in %) of Major Players in the US: 2019 & 2025
Another reason for the use of screw propellers is connected with providing floatation on the water, because screws are hollow and their volume provides additional positive floatability of the whole vehicle.
These include the circular saw, a mechanical fruit peeler, a double-chamber iron stove, the washing machine, wrinkle-resistant fabric, the flat-sided broom, screw propellers, sulfur matches and dozens of farm tools.
Experts believe a series of female harbour seals were lured into the screw propellers because they produced the same sounds as mating calls.
For many years, he sought to convince the Admiralty of the superiority of steam power, tubular boilers and screw propellers.