Definition of thumb nut in English:

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thumb nut

noun

Another term for wing nut.
Example sentences
  • Add a little bit of glitter with brass thumb nuts to replace those wing nuts or plastic thumb nuts.
  • Internal thread sizes of the standard thumb nuts are available in inch and metric.
  • Loosen the thumb nut to position the air pipe in the best location for removing sawdust without disturbing the cutting action.

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