- nounwasher that prevents a nut from loosening• Hypernyms: ↑washer
* * *noun: a washer (as a spring washer or a tooth lock washer) placed underneath a nut or screwhead to prevent loosening
* * *a washer placed under a nut on a bolt or screw, so made as to prevent the nut from shaking loose.
* * *lock washer,any one of various types of steel washers placed under a nut to keep it from working loose.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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