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Definitions of screw:

  • noun:   a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
  • noun:   a propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air
  • noun:   a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole
  • noun:   slang terms for sexual intercourse
  • noun:   someone who guards prisoners
  • verb:   tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions
    Example: "Screw the bottle cap on"
  • verb:   cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion
    Example: "Drive in screws or bolts"
  • verb:   turn like a screw
  • verb:   have sexual intercourse with
  • verb:   defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit


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