setscrew

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n setscrew a screw (often without a head) that fits into the boss or hub of a wheel or cam etc. and prevents motion of the part relative to the shaft on which it is mounted
    • n setscrew a screw that is used to adjust the tension on a spring
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Usage

In literature:

Vis de reglage Setscrew.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In news:

Use the stock setscrews to secure the drive pins that come with the hubs.
To keep your wrenches tight and prevent wear to the setscrew and shafts, apply medium-strength thread -lock to the setscrews.
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