grip wrench

grip wrench
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Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • wrench — [1] A device for removing nuts, bolts, and other fasteners. [2] A colloquial term for a mechanic or someone who is handy repairing engines. [3] To use a wrench tool. See adjustable wrench Allen wrench box wrench brake adjusting wrench brake… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • grip — [n1] clasp, embrace anchor, brace, catch, cinch, cincture, clamp, clamping, clench, clinch, clutch, coercion, constraint, crushing, duress, enclosing, enclosure, fastening, fixing, grapnel, grapple, grasp, gripe, handclasp, handgrip, handhold,… …   New thesaurus

  • Wrench — For other uses, see Wrench (disambiguation). A set of chrome vanadium metric wrenches, open at one end, box/ring at the other. This type is commonly known as a combination wrench. A wrench or spanner is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical… …   Wikipedia

  • Grip (job) — In the U.S. and Canada, grips are lighting and rigging technicians in the filmmaking and video production industries. They constitute their own department on a film set and are directed by a key grip. Grips have two main functions. The first is… …   Wikipedia

  • wrench — wrencher, n. wrenchingly, adv. /rench/, v.t. 1. to twist suddenly and forcibly; pull, jerk, or force by a violent twist: He wrenched the prisoner s wrist. 2. to overstrain or injure (the ankle, knee, etc.) by a sudden, violent twist: When she… …   Universalium

  • grip — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. handle; handclasp; hold, control; informal, suitcase, bag, satchel. v. seize, grasp, clutch, hold. See acquisition, receptacle, retention. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The power of gripping] Syn. grasp,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Impact wrench — An impact wrench (also known as an air wrench, air gun, rattle gun, torque gun) is a socket wrench power tool designed to deliver high torque output with minimal exertion by the user, by storing energy in a rotating mass, then delivering it… …   Wikipedia

  • Oil-filter wrench — Chain type oil filter wrench. The chain is wrapped around a spin on oil filter, and the hexagonal bar is turned anticlockwise to grip and unscrew the filter …   Wikipedia

  • pipe wrench — noun adjustable wrench for gripping and turning a pipe; has two serrated jaws that are adjusted to grip the pipe • Syn: ↑tube wrench • Hypernyms: ↑adjustable wrench, ↑adjustable spanner • Hyponyms: ↑chain tongs, ↑Stillson wre …   Useful english dictionary

  • Strap wrench — A strap wrench is any of various types of wrench that grip an object via a strap or chain being pulled in tension around it until it firmly grips. High static friction keeps it from slipping. Many strap wrenches have built in handles. Others are… …   Wikipedia

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