How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"screw" is from "escroue" (hole that a screw turns in), spoken in France during 1000-1400 A.D.
which was from "scrofa" (sow, threads of a screw look like the curl of a sow's tail), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A rotating motion. An object is rotated into or out of something. Done by a person or a machine. Can be rotated to the right or to the left.
Examples of how the word is used
|The box consist of two parts that can be screwed together.|
|This example did not appear to screw apart like the other one.|