lead screw

/ˈlid skru/ (say 'leed skrooh)

noun
the device by which traversing is effected on a lathe.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lead screw — Lead Lead, n. 1. The act of leading or conducting; guidance; direction; as, to take the lead; to be under the lead of another. [1913 Webster] At the time I speak of, and having a momentary lead, . . . I am sure I did my country important service …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lead screw — pastūmos sraigtas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. feed screw; lead screw vok. Schaltspindel, f rus. винт подачи, m pranc. vis d avance, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • lead screw — pavaros sraigtas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. lead screw vok. Bewegungsschraube, f rus. ходовой винт, m pranc. vis d entraînement, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • lead screw — ˈlēd noun : the screw that moves the tool carriage of a lathe when cutting threads compare feed screw * * * /leed/ (on a lathe) a rotating horizontal screw for moving the tool carriage along the work at a constant rate …   Useful english dictionary

  • lead screw — /leed/ (on a lathe) a rotating horizontal screw for moving the tool carriage along the work at a constant rate. * * * …   Universalium

  • lead screw —    A highly accurate screw which is turned at a constant rate to move the optical heads of some laser disk and CD recording machines to produce uniformly spaced spiral tracks …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • Lead — Lead, n. 1. The act of leading or conducting; guidance; direction; as, to take the lead; to be under the lead of another. [1913 Webster] At the time I speak of, and having a momentary lead, . . . I am sure I did my country important service.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lead angle — Lead Lead, n. 1. The act of leading or conducting; guidance; direction; as, to take the lead; to be under the lead of another. [1913 Webster] At the time I speak of, and having a momentary lead, . . . I am sure I did my country important service …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lead of the ignition — Lead Lead, n. 1. The act of leading or conducting; guidance; direction; as, to take the lead; to be under the lead of another. [1913 Webster] At the time I speak of, and having a momentary lead, . . . I am sure I did my country important service …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Screw thread — Internal and external threads illustrated using a common nut and bolt. The screw and nut pair can be used to convert torque into linear force. As the screw (or bolt) is rotated, the screw moves along its axis through the fixed nut, or the non… …   Wikipedia

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