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Webster 1913 Edition


Jackscrew

Jack′screwˊ

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Noun.
A jack in which a screw is used for lifting, or exerting pressure. See Illust. of 2d
Jack
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Noun.
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Definition 2021


jackscrew

jackscrew

English

Noun

jackscrew (plural jackscrews)

  1. A jack (mechanical lifting device) which is operated by turning a leadscrew.