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screwdriver

noun [C] uk   /ˈskruːˌdraɪ.vər/  us   /-vɚ/
a tool for turning screws, consisting of a handle joined to a metal rod shaped at one end to fit in the cut in the top of the screw
Translations of “screwdriver”
in Korean 나사돌리개…
in Arabic مِفَكّ بَراغي…
in Portuguese chave de fenda…
in Catalan tornavís…
in Japanese ねじ回し, スクリュードライバー…
in Italian cacciavite…
in Chinese (Traditional) 螺絲起子,螺旋鑽…
in Russian отвертка…
in Turkish tornavida…
in Chinese (Simplified) 螺丝刀,改锥…
in Polish śrubokręt, wkrętak…
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