adjustable wrench

Definitions of adjustable wrench

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adjustable spanner
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crescent wrench
an adjustable wrench designed to fit hexagonal nuts with the adjusting screw built into the head of the wrench
monkey wrench, monkey-wrench
adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jaw
pipe wrench, tube wrench
adjustable wrench for gripping and turning a pipe; has two serrated jaws that are adjusted to grip the pipe
screw wrench
adjustable wrench that has one jaw that can be adjusted by turning a screw
chain tongs
a pipe wrench used for turning large pipes; an adjustable chain circles the pipe with its ends connected to the head whose teeth engage the pipe
Stillson wrench
a large pipe wrench with L-shaped adjustable jaws that tighten as pressure on the handle is increased
Type of:
spanner, wrench
a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt

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