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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt.

Usage examples (35)
  • Pakistan is the 'spanner' in the works -- as General Kayani might say.
  • Do I care what kind of spanner my car mechanic uses?
  • Some kind of spanner or leatherman or something will be needed to unscrew the sparkplugs.
  • Then fate decided to throw a spanner in the works. for more
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