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screw thread

noun
1.
Also called worm. the helical ridge of a screw.
2.
a full turn of the helical ridge of a screw.
Origin of screw thread
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15
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screw thread

noun
1.
the helical ridge on a screw formed by a die or lathe tool
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