Main meanings of screw-bolt in English

: screw-bolt1screw-bolt2

screw-bolt1

Pronunciation /ˈskruːbəʊlt/

noun

  • A straight rod or pin with an external spiral ridge and a blunt end onto which a nut may be threaded to bolt things together.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Wren Society. From screw + bolt.

Main meanings of screw-bolt in English

: screw-bolt1screw-bolt2

screw-bolt2

Pronunciation /ˈskruːbəʊlt/

verb

  • To fasten with a screw-bolt. Chiefly in passive.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Herschel (1738–1822), musician and astronomer. From screw-bolt.