lock washer


noun
  1. a washer placed under a nut on a bolt or screw, so made as to prevent the nut from shaking loose.

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How to use lock washer in a sentence

  • On every bolt use a castellated nut and a cotter pin, or an ordinary nut and a lock washer, so the bolt will not work loose.

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