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 History of this Word

"nut" is from "hnutu", spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

Words related to this meaning

grammar is noun

drive, thread are parts of "nut"

cap nut, captive nut, castle nut, wing nut are types of "nut"

"nut" is a type of fastener

Definition

nut illustration A metal, wood or plastic block with a threaded hole. Threads mesh with a screw or bolt. Manufactured in various sizes, usually with hexagonal or square external drive surface

Examples of how the word is used

nut illustration Turn nut in clockwise direction.
nut illustration Install nut & washer.