socket wrench

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socket wrench

[′säk·ət ‚rench]
(design engineering)
A wrench with a socket to fit the head of a bolt or a nut.

socket wrench

A box wrench having a recessed socket at the end of its shank which fits over a nut.
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In a letter to Castro, State Farm explained that it was concerned because there was (i) insufficient clarity on which amps had been stolen and which receipts submitted to State Farm covered the items for which he was seeking coverage and (ii) inadequate proof of the $6,000 payment to Tilseth for the socket set.
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