Definitions for jackscrew

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jackscrew, screw jack(noun)

    screw-operated jack


  1. jackscrew(Noun)

    A jack (mechanical lifting device) which is operated by turning a leadscrew.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jackscrew(noun)

    a jack in which a screw is used for lifting, or exerting pressure. See Illust. of 2d Jack, n., 5


  1. Jackscrew

    A jackscrew is a type of jack which is operated by turning a leadscrew. In the form of a screw jack it is commonly used to lift heavy weights such as the foundations of houses, or large vehicles.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jackscrew in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jackscrew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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