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screw

noun [C]
 
 
/skruː/
a small, pointed piece of metal that you turn round and round to fix things together, especially pieces of woodToolsGardening tools
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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