Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A wrench with a usually interchangeable socket to fit over a nut or bolt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of wrench featuring multiple interchangeable socket heads (each designed to fit a particular size of bolt head or other fastener) which can be attached by a socket arrangement to a ratcheting wrench handle or other driver.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a wrench consisting of a socket at the end of a shank or rod, for turning a nut, bolthead, etc., in a narrow or deep recess.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wrench for turning nuts, having a socket fitted to a special size and shape of nut to be turned. See cut under wrench.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a wrench with a handle onto which sockets of different sizes can be fitted

Etymologies

socket + wrench (Wiktionary)

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