American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A tool used for turning screws.
- n. A cocktail made with vodka and orange juice.
- screw + driver. (Wiktionary)
“Everyone tells me I can just use a hammer and flat-head screwdriver to loosen the top collar piece, and then turn the bottom where I want it and tighten the top again with the hammer/screwdriver but it doesn’t make sense to me that you could go down on the bottom collar without a spanner – doesn’t the spring want to force it up, causing way too much resistance to turn by hand?”
“And if that wasn't hard enough, during an encounter with Zero the Doctor's sonic screwdriver is destroyed.”
“Click the third manipulator, and click the UFO in the room you are transported to to receive an IC board, and pick up a screwdriver from a chair on the far right.”
“In one episode ( "Daleks in Manhattan" or "Evolution of the Daleks" - can't recall), the writers made an effort (however brief) to show that the sonic screwdriver is not the Universal Fixxer-Upper Device by having the Doctor drop it beyond his reach.”
“It’s not an inherently “Information Architecture” activity any more than the screwdriver is an “auto repair” tool.”
“3 - Use the key on the wardrobe and take the screwdriver from the locked compartment.”
“Photobucket Ten’s screwdriver is on the left, Eleven’s is on the right.”
“Don’t know about you, but I could make a pretty good weapon out of nice, thin screwdriver of that length, and just what else are you going to do with it inside the aircraft cabin?”
“Wars should not be micromanaged, by what's sneeringly referred to in the Pentagon by an 8,000 mile screwdriver, that is, Washington.”
“On the other hand, the screwdriver was a good choice.”
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A very wide category. There are possibly tens of thousands tool words in each of the world's languages.
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
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Have some liquor to help the orange juice go down.
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