Lock washer
Lock washer Lock" wash`er, n. A washer that is not completely smooth or flat, designed to prevent a nut from loosening, placed under the nut on a screw or bolt. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lock washer — noun washer that prevents a nut from loosening • Syn: ↑lockring, ↑lock ring • Hypernyms: ↑washer * * * noun : a washer (as a spring washer or a tooth lock washer) placed underneath a nut or screwhead to prevent loosening * * * a washer placed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lock washer — also See helical spring lock washer spring lock washer …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • lock washer — a washer placed under a nut on a bolt or screw, so made as to prevent the nut from shaking loose. * * * …   Universalium

  • lock washer — Смотри контрольная шайба …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • spring lock washer — A toothed, spring steel washer used as a locking device. Also see helical spring lock washer …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • helical spring lock washer — A locking device for threaded fasteners …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Washer (hardware) — Assorted washers: flat, split, star and insulated A washer is a thin plate (typically disk shaped) with a hole (typically in the middle) that is normally used to distribute the load of a threaded fastener, such as a screw or nut. Other uses are… …   Wikipedia

  • washer — A flat disc with a hole in the center. It may be made of metal, rubber, plastic, or leather. It is often placed under a nut to even out pressure and prevent damage to the part on which it rests. See bridge washer crush washer cup washer dish… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • lock — [1] A fastening device which closes and opens by the use of a key. [2] A steering term describing the amount by which the wheels of a vehicle are able to turn. See steering lock and lock to lock. [3] An obstruction such as a air lock or vapor… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • lock ring — noun washer that prevents a nut from loosening • Syn: ↑lockring, ↑lock washer • Hypernyms: ↑washer …   Useful english dictionary

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