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spanner

a steel hand tool with a handle carrying jaws or a hole of particular shape designed to grip a nut or bolt head

spanner

[′span·ər]
(design engineering)
A wrench with a semicircular head having a projection or hole at one end.
(engineering)
A horizontal brace.
An artificial horizon attachment for a sextant.

spanner, span piece

A horizontal cross brace or collar beam.
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The Spanner allows patients to naturally fill and empty their bladders, reduces the risk of urinary tract infection and improves patient quality of life.
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The Spanner is an alternative to both indwelling (Foley) and intermittent urinary catheters for male patients with bladder outlet obstruction.
Police were called and Mr Kilpatrick took possession of the spanner.
Women are less than half as likely to resort to brute force, with only 18 per cent saying that they would hit a spanner and the same number using all their weight.
Spanner is a remarkably common nickname for people who's surname is Spencer.
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