Definitions

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  • adjective pertaining to something that can advance when turned, while creating its own thread.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • For ex, someone installed an appliance for us the other day and said he had used a "self-tapping screw".

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • We used a black #1 flathead self-tapping screw made out of a material that currently escapes our memory.

    Build Blog » Rainscreens

  • So much for the self-tapping tape and doorknob cover on Ladyship #2's bedroom door.

    ccfinlay: So I come home dead tired tonight after

  • We need control software to drive the machine, but that's pretty low level and we can do that ourselves, we need cheap chips, electric motors, and a few other mechanical components like self-tapping screws that are so plentiful and low-cost already that it's not worth bothering to try to replace them initially.

    The Speculist: April 2005 Archives

  • We need control software to drive the machine, but that's pretty low level and we can do that ourselves, we need cheap chips, electric motors, and a few other mechanical components like self-tapping screws that are so plentiful and low-cost already that it's not worth bothering to try to replace them initially.

    The Speculist: An Interview With Dr. Adrian Bowyer

  • Carriage bolts: 16 x 2in (to bolt the wheels to the angle aluminium) MAIN BOARD: 2 X sheets of 2ft X 3ft 7-PLY sheets screwed together with 30mm self-tapping screws.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • Carriage bolts: 16 x 2in (to bolt the wheels to the angle aluminium) MAIN BOARD: 2 X sheets of 2ft X 3ft 7-PLY sheets screwed together with 30mm self-tapping screws.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The case parts interlock and are secured by two self-tapping screws.

    Electronicstalk - electronics industry news

  • Carriage bolts: 16 x 2in (to bolt the wheels to the angle aluminium) MAIN BOARD: 2 X sheets of 2ft X 3ft 7-PLY sheets screwed together with 30mm self-tapping screws.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • Carriage bolts: 16 x 2in (to bolt the wheels to the angle aluminium) MAIN BOARD: 2 X sheets of 2ft X 3ft 7-PLY sheets screwed together with 30mm self-tapping screws.

    WN.com - Photown News

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