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socket wrench[′säk·ət ‚rench]
A wrench with a socket to fit the head of a bolt or a nut.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A box wrench having a recessed socket at the end of its shank which fits over a nut.
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