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wing nutnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​small, ​metalfasteningdevice that has two ​flatpieces on it that you can ​hold with ​yourfingers while ​tightening it
(Definition of wing nut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wing nut”
in Chinese (Simplified) 蝶形螺母…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蝶形螺母…
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