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  • The invention was a screw-like device within a cylinder that was lowered into the water and hand cranked to remove the bilge water.

    Five Cool Inventions by Archimedes | myFiveBest

  • There is a little cup at the bottom of the lip balm tube that runs up and down a center screw-like pole to force the balm out of the tube.

    Mother's Day Lip Balm - Color & Divots

  • The particular picture just shows the screw-like things going magically into the holes.

    Swedish puzzles

  • The particular picture just shows the screw-like things going magically into the holes.

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  • "What was that funky-looking thing with the screw-like device at the end?"

    Useless Things

  • What was that funky-looking thing with the screw-like device at the end?

    Useless Things

  • Since you imply that's its a river rock and since the rock doesn't look like limestone, it looks more like sandstone, it's a good bet that the screw-like structure is not a fossil.

    Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, Or...?

  • Tool for boring a hole in the ground or taking a sample of the soil; it has a screw-like action.

    Chapter 15

  • Peters 'theory is plausible that the screw-like joint between the tibia and the tibial tarsal (astragulus) bones causes these structures to functionate in a manner not in harmony with the provisions allowed by the collateral ligaments of the tarsus, permitting movement only in a direction parallel with the long axis of the body.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • Then, with a disdainful swish of his screw-like tail, he turned round in the water and resumed his station further astern, as if he saw through our attempt to entrap him, and despised it.

    The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

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