wrench

Definitions

General English

  • noun a large spanner which can be adjusted to undo various sizes of nut.
  • noun a feeling of sadness at leaving
  • verb to twist and pull something violently

Construction

  • A hand tool consisting of a handle and a jaw at one end; used to turn or hold a bolt, nut, pipe, or fitting. The jaw may be shaped for a specific-sized object or may be adjustable.

Medical

  • verb to injure part of the body by twisting it suddenly and forcibly

Real Estate

  • noun a spanner, especially a large one, with adjustable jaws
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