Right-handed screw
Right-handed Right"-hand`ed, a. 1. Using the right hand habitually, or more easily than the left. [1913 Webster]

2. Having the same direction or course as the movement of the hands of a watch seen in front; -- said of the motion of a revolving object looked at from a given direction. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) Having the whorls rising from left to right; dextral; -- said of spiral shells. See Illust. of {Scalaria}. [1913 Webster]

{Right-handed screw}, a screw, the threads of which, like those of a common wood screw, wind spirally in such a direction that the screw advances away from the observer when turned with a right-handed movement in a fixed nut. [1913 Webster]


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  • right-handed screw — dešininis sraigtas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. right hand screw; right handed screw; right threaded screw vok. Rechtsschraube, f rus. винт с правой резьбой, m; правый винт, m pranc. vis à filet droit, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • right-handed screw — dešininis sraigtas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. right handed screw; right threaded screw vok. Rechtsschraube, f rus. винт с правой резьбой, m; правый винт, m pranc. vis à filet droit, f; vis dextrorsum, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • right-handed screw — noun : a screw the threads of which (as of a common wood screw) wind spirally in such a direction that the screw advances away from the observer when turned with a right handed rotation in a fixed nut …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-handed screw convention — noun : a convention in mathematics: if linear motion is produced perpendicular to a plane by a rotation in the plane in a given direction, the direction of the linear motion will be that of the usual motion along its axis of a right handed screw… …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-hand screw — dešininis sraigtas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. right hand screw; right handed screw; right threaded screw vok. Rechtsschraube, f rus. винт с правой резьбой, m; правый винт, m pranc. vis à filet droit, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • right-threaded screw — dešininis sraigtas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. right hand screw; right handed screw; right threaded screw vok. Rechtsschraube, f rus. винт с правой резьбой, m; правый винт, m pranc. vis à filet droit, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • right-threaded screw — dešininis sraigtas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. right handed screw; right threaded screw vok. Rechtsschraube, f rus. винт с правой резьбой, m; правый винт, m pranc. vis à filet droit, f; vis dextrorsum, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Right-handed — Right hand ed, a. 1. Using the right hand habitually, or more easily than the left. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the same direction or course as the movement of the hands of a watch seen in front; said of the motion of a revolving object looked at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • right-handed — /ˈraɪt hændəd/ (say ruyt handuhd) adjective 1. having the right hand or arm more serviceable than the left; preferring to use the right hand. 2. adapted to or performed by the right hand. 3. situated on the side of the right hand. 4. moving or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • right-handed — adjective Date: 14th century 1. using the right hand habitually or more easily than the left; also swinging from right to left < a right handed batter > 2. relating to, designed for, or done with the right hand 3. a. having the same direction or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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