a fastener for machine parts, threaded along the whole length of its shank and held by threads tapped in the hole in which it is screwed.
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Origin of cap screw
First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for cap screw
a screwed bolt with a cylindrical head having a hexagonal recess. The bolt is turned using a wrench of hexagonal cross section
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