from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A screw, often without a head, used to hold two parts together.
- n. A screw used to regulate the tension of a spring.
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- n. Alternative spelling of set screw.
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The setscrew should not block any of the fuel gas bores and be positioned opposite the fuel gas supply pipe connection.
The venturi ring is held in position by a setscrew fitting into a small hole in the center of the circumferential fuel gas supply channel.
Of the three examples, only the brass tippings and setscrew of the plow plane suggest any enrichment, and of course these were not intended for decoration; in later years, however, boxwood, fruitwood, and even ivory tips were added to the more expensive factory models.
The device is a small "C"-shaped clamp with a setscrew for securing the clamp to the damper.
The adapter is attached to the round rod with a setscrew.
With today’s pad holders, I know the likelihood is low of losing the setscrew or of the pad sliding past it while it’s in place, tearing a groove down the center of the pad’s back side, but it is undoubtedly less secure than if the pad holder is in its proper orientation.
1827 H. Knowles patented an iron-bodied bench plane that portended a change in form that would witness a substitution of steel for wood in all critical areas of the tool's construction, and easy adjustment of the cutting edge by a setscrew, and an increased flexibility that allowed one plane to be used for several purposes.