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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The 3D printer reportedly took around four hours to build the socket wrench in the ISS.
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The set also includes an advanced tuning system that utilizes a top tuning lug design with the socket wrench included, making tuning an easier task.
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Each heat-treated and ground piston operates independently and only requires a 1/4 turn to tighten or loosen with a standard socket wrench.
Each heat-treated and ground piston operates independently and requires only a 90[degrees] turn to tighten or loosen with a standard socket wrench.
TWo bolts side into the bracket plate and snap securely into place, The tank is then placed on the toilet base with the bolts passing through the bolt holes and only one 1/2-inch socket wrench is required to tighten the bolts and fasten the tank to the base.
drive, breaker bar or socket wrench and align it," Mattocks said.
For most installations, one person can make all adjustments entirely on site with a bolt cutter, socket wrench and pliers.
The weapon was a socket wrench recovered from the apartment.