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 History of this Word

"point", (mark), spoken in France during 1000-1400 A.D.
which is from "pungere", (to prick), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

"drive" is from "drifan" (push,), spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

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grammar is noun

"twelve point drive" is a type of drive

Definition

twelve point drive illustration twelve point drive illustration Screw or bolt drive with 12 points, usually external drive. Provides more contact surface with driver tool. Designed into the head with various materials and sizes.

Examples of how the word is used

twelve point drive illustration Twelve-Point screws are very similar to a hex cap except they have twice as many points.
twelve point drive illustration Product line includes a range of specialty items including 12 point bolts and nuts.