masculine noun
1. (hardware) 
a. screw 
Pásame esos tornillos para que pueda fijar la luz al techo.Pass me those screws so I can fix the light to the ceiling.
b. bolt 
Debes usar la llave inglesa blanca para apretar el tornillo.You should use the white wrench to tighten the bolt.
1. (con punta) 
a. screw 
2. (con tuerca) 
a. bolt 
3. (expresiones) 
apretar los tornillos a alguiento put the screws on somebody
4. (colloquial) 
le falta un tornillohe has a screw loose
1 (en punta) screw; (para tuerca) bolt
apretar los tornillos a algn to apply pressure on sb; put the screws on sb (familiar)
le falta un tornillo he has a screw loose (familiar)
hacer tornillo (Mil) to desert
tornillo de banco vice; vise; (EEUU) clamp
tornillo sin fin worm gear
2 (S. Cone) (frío) bitter cold
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