Definition of woodscrew in English:

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woodscrew

Pronunciation: /ˈwʊdskruː/

noun

A tapering metal screw with a sharp point.
Example sentences
  • Position the pieces at least 12 inches from the edges of the opening, and fasten them with woodscrews to the joists.
  • Bolts are about 6 long and made of unfletched wood; their metal points are threaded like a coarse woodscrew to facilitate removal from the lead plates used as backstops.
  • The modern adjustable woodscrew chuck has the advantage of varying the length of fixing screw.

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