adjustable wrench


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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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There have been several variations and improvements on the old adjustable wrench, but none of them seem to solve the two problems we encounter most: jaw capacity that's too small and jaws that are too thick.
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ADJUSTABLE WRENCH features a slide adjuster positioned in the handle of the wrench, allowing substantially quicker jaw adjustment than the turning adjuster found on traditional adjustable wrenches.

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