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Phillips head

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noun
a screw head having two partial slots crossed at right angles, driven by a special screwdriver (Phillips screwdriver ).
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Origin of Phillips head

First recorded in 1930–35; after trademark Phillips Screws

OTHER WORDS FROM Phillips head

Phillips-head, adjective
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