Synonyms

1. monkey-wrench

noun. adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jaw.

Synonyms

  • monkey wrench
  • adjustable wrench

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Words that Rhyme with Torque Wrench

  • retrench
  • entrench
  • trench
  • stench
  • quench
  • french
  • drench
  • clench
  • tench
  • rentsch
  • mench
  • lentsch
  • jentsch
  • hench
  • bench

Example sentences of the word torque-wrench


1. Noun Phrase
Use a torque wrench to remove the lug nuts from the wheel and then remove the wheel.

2. Noun Phrase
Position the new strut in the body and set the dial on your torque wrench to 18 foot lb.

3. Noun Phrase
If you do need to remove the caliper, use a torque wrench to loosen the bolts.

4. Noun Phrase
Slide the new strut cartridge in and set the torque wrench to 82 foot lb.

2. wrench

verb. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates.

Synonyms

  • pull

Antonyms

  • tense
  • boil

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wrench

verb. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] make a sudden twisting motion.

Synonyms

  • writhe
  • wrestle
  • twist
  • wriggle
  • squirm

Antonyms

  • alkalize
  • nitrify
  • die
  • demulsify

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. torque

noun. ['ˈtɔrk'] a twisting force.

Synonyms

  • moment of a magnet
  • magnetic moment
  • torsion

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • centripetal force
  • repulsion

Etymology

  • torqueo (Latin)

5. wrench

verb. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] twist suddenly so as to sprain.

Synonyms

  • injure
  • twist
  • sprain
  • wrick
  • turn
  • rick

Antonyms

  • service
  • pleasure
  • be full
  • be well

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wrench

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

Synonyms

  • hook spanner
  • socket wrench
  • jaw
  • spanner
  • 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
  • pin wrench
  • adjustable wrench
  • Allen wrench

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • unbend

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wrench

verb. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish.

Synonyms

  • twine
  • deform
  • wring
  • distort
  • contort

Antonyms

  • uninjured
  • undamaged
  • uncoiled
  • heat

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wrench

noun. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] a jerky pulling movement.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • motion

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • adduct
  • push

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wrench

noun. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments.

Synonyms

  • pull
  • harm
  • trauma
  • sprain
  • injury
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • abduct
  • sheathe
  • refrain
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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