bleed screw

A screw used to release the air from a system like the brake system.
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Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • screw — n 1. bolt, pin, fastener, screw bolt, clamp; round head screw, flat head screw, oval head screw, Phillip s head screw, fillister head screw, metal screw, lag screw. 2. twist, turn, twirl, gyre, whorl; curl, curlicue, spiral, helix; corkscrew,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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  • screw — 1. noun 1) stainless steel screws Syn: bolt, fastener; nail, pin, tack, spike, rivet, brad 2) the handle needs a couple of screws to tighten it Syn: turn, twist, wrench 3) …   Thesaurus of popular words

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