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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. jack-screw

    A small machine used to cant or lift weighty substances, and in stowing cotton or other elastic goods. It consists of a wooden frame containing cogged iron wheels of increasing powers. The outer one, which moves the rest, is put in motion by a winch on the outside, and is called either single or double, according to its increasing force. The pinions act upon an iron bar called the spear.

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  1. jack-screw

    See Implements.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jack-screw in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jack-screw in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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