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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3 Socket Spanner One Set Of Sizes In Mm.8,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,24,27,30,32Mm With T-Handle,Ratchet,Universal Joint,,3 ,5 ,10 Extension Rod, 4 8 Adjustable Spanner-1 No.
A Toxteth man appeared in court where he admitted receiving a stolen set of socket spanners and stealing a pair of sewing machines worth PS40.