- /ɪntəˌrʌptəd ˈskru/ (say intuh.ruptuhd 'skrooh)
a screw with a discontinuous helix, as in a cannon breech, formed by cutting away part or parts of the thread, sometimes with part of the shaft beneath, used with a corresponding locknut.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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