Phillips screw


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Phillips screw

[′fil·əps ‚skrü]
(design engineering)
A screw having in its head a recess in the shape of a cross; it is inserted or removed with a Phillips screwdriver that automatically centers itself in the screw.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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