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spanner

noun
 
/ˈspæn·ər/ UK ( US wrench)
a tool with a round end that is used to turn nuts and bolts (= metal objects used to fasten things together)
مِفْتاح رَبْط
مُفتاح البَراغي
put/throw a spanner in the works UK ( US put/throw a wrench in the works) to do something that prevents a plan or activity from succeeding
يَضَع العُقدة في المُنشار
The funding for the project was withdrawn, so that really threw a spanner in the works.
Translations of “spanner”
in Korean 스패너…
in French clef (à écrous)…
in Italian chiave inglese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扳手,扳子…
in Russian гаечный ключ…
in Turkish somun anahtarı, İngiliz anahtarı…
in Polish klucz (do nakrętek)…
in Spanish llave inglesa…
in Portuguese chave inglesa/de porca…
in German der Schraubenschlüßel…
in Catalan clau anglesa…
in Japanese スパナ, レンチ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扳手,扳子…
(Definition of spanner from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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