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screwdriver a tool for turning a screw, consisting of a shank that fits the head of the screw and a handle or mechanism for turning the shank. [2 definitions]
screwed up (informal) not working well; broken.
screw eye a screw with a loop or eyelet for a head.
screw hook a screw with an elongated head in the shape of a hook.
screw propeller two or more blades mounted on a hub so that, when rotated, they push air or water backward to give an aircraft or ship forward thrust; propeller.
screw thread the continuous helical ridge or groove on the outer surface of a screw or the inner surface of a nut.
screwup (slang) a bad mistake. [2 definitions]
screwworm the larva of a blowfly that infests wounds, the nostrils, or the navel of certain animals and man, often causing disease.
screwy (slang) crazy. [2 definitions]
scribal of or pertaining to writers or the act of writing.
scribble to write hastily, awkwardly, or carelessly; scrawl. [6 definitions]
scribbler an unimportant or inferior writer; hack.
scribe1 one employed as a copyist. [3 definitions]
scribe2 to mark or score (a surface) with a sharp instrument, esp. as a guide for later cutting or assembly.
scrim a thin, sheer, durable cotton or linen fabric of open weave, used for curtains, linings, or the like. [2 definitions]
scrimmage a vigorous struggle; scuffle. [5 definitions]
scrimp to be careful about every small bit of; be extremely frugal about or sparing of (sometimes fol. by on). [3 definitions]
scrimpy severely limited; scanty; skimpy. [2 definitions]
scrimshaw detailed carvings or engravings on bone or ivory, esp. whalebone or whale ivory, or a single such carved object. [3 definitions]
scrip a certificate, receipt, list, or other short written document. [3 definitions]
script the written text of a dialogue, play, movie, or the like. [5 definitions]