from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mech., the main screw of a lathe, which gives the feed-motion to the slide-rest.


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  • They knew what capabilities they wanted, I knew that with a lead-screw, a PWM-controlled DC motor and various other bits from Home Depot and the good local hardware store I could put together exactly what they wanted.

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