capstan screw

A screw or bolt with a round head and one or more holes through it into which a bar may be inserted for securing or removing it

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  • capstan screw — noun a) A type of screw commonly used to regulate the height of the action in a piano. The capstan screw is designed to be turned from the side, not the head, unlike an ordinary screw. A lever enters a hole in the side of the screw to turn it. b) …   Wiktionary

  • capstan screw — noun or capstan bolt : a screw that has a head resembling a capstan and that is capable of being turned by a bar inserted in one of several radial holes in the head …   Useful english dictionary

  • screw — [1] A spiral path along a cylinder. [2] A fastening device. A screw is like an inclined plane wrapped up. It can take a rotating force and change it into a much larger straight line force. See adjusting screw aiming screw air bleed screw air… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • capstan bolt — noun see capstan screw …   Useful english dictionary

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  • screw pile — /ˈskru paɪl/ (say skrooh puyl) noun a bearing pile with a screw tip, turned into the ground with a capstan, used in soft mud or the like, for the foundation of bridges and other constructions …   Australian English dictionary

  • Action (piano) — The action of a piano is the mechanical assembly which translates the depression of the piano keys into a felt hammer striking the strings. The illustration to the right is of a circa 1907 Wessell, Nickel and Gross Upright action; the parts are… …   Wikipedia

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