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1. spanner

noun. ['ˈspænɝ'] a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt.

Synonyms

  • hook spanner
  • socket wrench
  • jaw
  • tap wrench
  • adjustable spanner
  • open-end wrench
  • carriage wrench
  • torque wrench
  • hand tool
  • dog wrench
  • screw key
  • alligator wrench
  • box wrench
  • tappet wrench
  • sparkplug wrench
  • brace wrench
  • bulldog wrench
  • lug wrench
  • hook wrench
  • wrench
  • pin wrench
  • adjustable wrench
  • Allen wrench

Antonyms

  • untwist

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • span (English)
  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Spanner

  • scanner
  • planner
  • branner
  • tanner
  • sanner
  • manor
  • manner
  • kanner
  • hanner
  • danner
  • canner
  • banner

Example sentences of the word spanner


1. Noun, singular or mass
Tap the end of the ring spanner with a rubber mallet if the locking nut is stuck in place.

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