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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a wrench used to tighten or loosen lug nuts, usually a steel rod having a hexagonally shaped socket which fits closely over the lug nut; sometimes in the shape of a cross, having several such sockets, one at the end of each arm, to accommodate nuts of different sizes.

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

  • n. a wrench with jaws that have projecting lugs to engage the object that is to be rotated


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