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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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He had taken control but an ankle injury sustained by Simon enabled the Scot to turn the screw and set up a quarter-final against world number 82 Frederico Gil.
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