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adjustable wrench[ə′jəs·tə·bəl ′rench]
A wrench with one jaw which is fixed and another which is adjustable; the size is adjusted by a knurled screw.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.