from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A wrench having interchangeable sockets to fit over nuts and bolts of different sizes.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A wrench for turning nuts, having a socket fitted to a special size and shape of nut to be turned. See cut under
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- noun A type of
wrenchfeaturing multiple interchangeable socket heads (each designed to fit a particular size of bolthead or other fastener) which can be attached by a socketarrangement to a ratchetingwrench handle or other driver.
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- noun a wrench with a handle onto which sockets of different sizes can be fitted
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socket + wrench
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