Examples of how the word is used

captive nut illustration The captive nut is made in materials and threads to suit customers' specific requirements.
captive nut illustration Captive nuts have a range of uses but are more commonly used in the hobby for engine fixing, wing fixings, and undercarriage fixing.
captive nut illustration Place and tighten three captive nuts in the corner locations circled.
captive nut illustration They can be incorporated into equipment using the caged nuts which clip into the heatsink.