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jackscrew


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jackscrew  \Jack"screw`\,  n. 
  A  jack  in  which  a  screw  is  used  for  lifting,  or  exerting 
  pressure.  See  Illust.  of  2d  {Jack},  n.,  5. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jackscrew 
  n  :  screw-operated  jack  [syn:  {screw  jack}] 




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