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Definition 1: a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for spanner in the sense of this definition

(spanner is a kind of ...) a tool used with workers' hands

(... is a kind of spanner ) can be changed to different settings

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench for turning a tap to create an internal screw thread

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench for removing or tightening spark plugs into the cylinder head of an internal combustion engine

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench with a handle onto which sockets of different sizes can be fitted

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench for turning a screw

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench that has a projecting pin that fits into a socket on the object to be turned

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench having parallel jaws at fixed separation (often on both ends of the handle)

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench with jaws that have projecting lugs to engage the object that is to be rotated

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench with a hook that fits over a nut or bolt head

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench with a handle shaped like a crank

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench designed for use with carriage bolts

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench designed to provide a firm grip on something

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench shaped like a brace (has a handle shaped like a crank) and a socket head

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench with a closed loop (a socket) that fits over a nut or bolt head

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench with a v-shaped jaw and serrations on one side (resembles the open jaws of an alligator)

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench for Allen screws

(... is a kind of spanner ) a wrench that has a gauge that indicates the amount of torque being applied

(spanner is a part of ...) holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object

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