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

  • n. See jackscrew.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as Jackscrew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In dentistry, an implement, consisting of two abutments with screws between them, for regulating displaced or crowded teeth.

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

  • n. screw-operated jack


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