adjusting spanner


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • brake adjusting spanner — A British term for brake wrench …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • spanner — Although a British term for a wrench, it is also used for many bicycle tools in the U.S.A. and Canada. See adjustable spanner box spanner brake adjusting spanner C spanner chainring nut spanner combination spanner double ended spanner …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • spanner — noun /ˈspæn.ə(ɹ),ˈspæn.ɚ/ a) A hand tool for adjusting nuts and bolts. Pass me that spanner, Jake; theres just one more nut to screw in. b) One who, or that which, spans. The scheme of the spanner of continents and the desire of the little… …   Wiktionary

  • spanner wrench —   n.    a tool for installing, removing or adjusting a threaded part. The tool is designed to engage one or more holes or depressions which are peripheral or not on center to the part axis …   Locksmith dictionary

  • Adjustable spanner — From the bottom: 1. The first adjustable spanner f …   Wikipedia

  • footprints — /ˈfʊtprɪnts/ (say footprints) plural noun a tool for gripping metal pipes, etc.; an adjusting spanner. {trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

  • brake wrench — A wrench which is used to adjust the brake shoes. The British call it a brake adjusting spanner …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Tap and die — Not to be confused with Tool and die. Taps and dies are cutting tools used to create screw threads, which is called threading. A tap is used to cut the female portion of the mating pair (e.g., a nut). A die is used to cut the male portion of the… …   Wikipedia

  • monkey wrench — noun an adjustable spanner with large jaws which has its adjusting screw located in the jaw that is fixed. verb (monkey wrench) informal sabotage, especially as a form of protest. Phrases a monkey wrench in the works North American term for a… …   English new terms dictionary

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