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adjustable wrench

[ə′jəs·tə·bəl ′rench]
(engineering)
A wrench with one jaw which is fixed and another which is adjustable; the size is adjusted by a knurled screw.

adjustable wrench

adjustable wrenches
Any one of several types of wrenches having one jaw fixed and the other adjustable; set to the desired size by means of a knurled screw.
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Replace the valve and tighten with an adjustable spanner by turning it clockwise.
Undo the headgear nut using an adjustable spanner. If the nut is difficult to turn, don't force it or you risk twisting the base of the tap and putting a strain on the inlet pipe.
Remove the valve connectors from the old radiator, using an adjustable spanner or large allen key.
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