How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"slot" is from "esclot" (horse's hoofprint), spoken in France
which is from "slodh" (track), spoken by people in North England about 800 A.D.
"drive" is from "drifan" (push,), spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.
"head" is from "headfod", spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.
Type of drive for a screw or bolt with a single straight groove that allows a driver to mesh into head so screw or bolt can be rotated. Designed to match a flat head screwdriver. Details of the design may be changed for various purposes.
Examples of how the word is used
|Insert screw with slotted head inside of door edge.|
|The first known use of a slotted head screw as we know it was by a German clock maker in 1513.|