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screw

noun [C]  /skru/ us  

screw noun [C] (METAL FASTENER)

a thin piece of metal, usually with a pointed end and a flat top shaped to hold a tool, that is forced into wood or metal by turning, and is used esp. to join two pieces or to hold something in place

screw

verb [T]  /skru/ us  

screw verb [T] (CHEAT)

slang to cheat or deceive someone: He really got screwed on that stock tip.

screw verb [T] (FASTEN)

to fasten objects with a screw: The shelves were screwed to the wall. To screw also means to attach to something by turning: Screw the lid onto the jar. [M] Just screw in that loose bulb.
Translations of “screw”
in Korean 나사…
in Arabic بُرْغي…
in French vis, tour de vis…
in Turkish vida…
in Italian vite…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬物體, 螺絲(釘), 扭緊,旋緊,擰緊…
in Russian винт, шуруп…
in Polish śruba, wkręt…
in Spanish tornillo, vuelta…
in Portuguese parafuso…
in German die Schraube, das Anziehen…
in Catalan caragol…
in Japanese ねじ, ねじくぎ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属物体, 螺丝(钉), 扭转,旋转…
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