right-hand screw

right-hand screw

[′rīt ¦hand ′skrü]
(design engineering)
A screw that advances when turned clockwise.
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'Chirality is observer-independent; no matter how one looks at a right-hand screw thread, it remains different from a left-hand screw thread.
The left-side screw is flat, while the right-hand screw is coned and engages a cut in the stud.