Phillips screw

/ˈfɪləps skru/ (say 'filuhps skrooh)

noun
a screw with a cross-shaped recess in the head, turned with a Phillips screwdriver.
Also, Phillips head screw. {trademark}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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