Definition of crescent wrench in English:

crescent wrench

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  • An adjustable spanner designed to grip hexagonal nuts, with an adjusting screw fitted in the crescent-shaped head of the spanner.
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    • Tighten down the coupling nut onto the valve using two crescent wrenches.
    • Just getting into the thing requires two crescent wrenches and a jar of Vaseline.
    • Step 2: Remove the supply lines with a crescent wrench.

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