el tornillo
-the screw
See the entry for tornillo.

tornillo

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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (metal pin fixed with a screwdriver)
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.
2. (metal pin fixed with a nut)
a. bolt
Debes usar la llave inglesa blanca para apretar el tornillo.You should use the white wrench to tighten the bolt.
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tornillo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (con punta)
a. screw
2. (con tuerca)
a. bolt
3. (expresiones)
a.
apretar los tornillos a alguiento put the screws on somebody
4. (colloquial)
a.
le falta un tornillohe has a screw loose
tornillo
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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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