wood screw

wood screw
noun
: a pointed metal screw formed with a sharp thread of comparatively coarse pitch for insertion in wood

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any of various screws that have a slotted head and a gimlet point that permit them to be driven into wood with a screwdriver.
[1725-35]

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wood screw,
a screw used in wood.

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n. a tapering metal screw with a sharp point

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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