noun Date: 1779 1. a tool for turning screws 2. vodka and orange juice served with ice

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  • Screwdriver — ist die Bezeichnung eines alkoholhaltigen Cocktails, der aus 100 ml Orangensaft und 50 ml Wodka (evtl. mit einem Spritzer Zitronensaft) besteht und auf Eis serviert wird. Das Getränk stammt aus den 1950ern und ist vor allem in den USA unter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • screwdriver — (n.) tool for driving screws, 1779, from SCREW (Cf. screw) (n.) + driver. Meaning cocktail made from vodka and orange juice is recorded from 1956. (Screwed/screwy had a sense of drunk since 19c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • screwdriver — ► NOUN 1) a tool with a shaped tip that fits into the head of a screw to turn it. 2) a cocktail made from vodka and orange juice …   English terms dictionary

  • screwdriver — [skro͞o′drī΄vər] n. 1. a tool used for turning screws, having an end that fits into the slot in the head of the screw ☆ 2. a cocktail made of orange juice and vodka …   English World dictionary

  • Screwdriver — Infobox tool name = Screwdriver caption =A flathead screwdriver| other name =Turnscrew classification = Hand tool types = See shape chart below used with = related = Hex key WrenchThe screwdriver is a device specifically designed to insert and… …   Wikipedia

  • screwdriver — A device used to remove or install screws. See angle screwdriver ball end hexagon screwdriver chubby screwdriver cross head screwdriver cross point screwdriver electrical screwdriver electric screwdriver flat bladed screwdriver …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • screwdriver — /skrooh druy veuhr/, n. 1. a hand tool for turning a screw, consisting of a handle attached to a long, narrow shank, usually of metal, which tapers and flattens out to a tip that fits into the slotted head of a screw. 2. a mixed drink made with… …   Universalium

  • Screwdriver — Отвёртка (англ. Screwdriver) алкогольный коктейль, содержащий водку и апельсиновый сок. В него могут быть также добавлены лёд и ломтики апельсина.[1] Во многих странах «отвёртка» именуется английским словом «screwdriver» (произносится… …   Википедия

  • screwdriver — UK [ˈskruːˌdraɪvə(r)] / US [ˈskruˌdraɪvər] noun [countable] Word forms screwdriver : singular screwdriver plural screwdrivers 1) a tool used for turning screws 2) an alcoholic drink made from vodka and orange juice …   English dictionary

  • screwdriver — [[t]skru͟ːdraɪvə(r)[/t]] screwdrivers N COUNT A screwdriver is a tool that is used for turning screws. It consists of a metal rod with a flat or cross shaped end that fits into the top of the screw …   English dictionary

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