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Synonyms for spanner

a tool with jaws for gripping and twisting


Synonyms for spanner

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"There was blood all over the ground and she fainted after being hit with the spanner on the face.
But when Mrs Spanner, 66, returned to her car an hour and 20 minutes later, she was shocked to find a parking ticket pinned to her windscreen.
Spanner was known to have escaped disabled aircrafts on multiple occasions.
The Spanner is placed blindly without anesthesia, in a procedure similar to the placement of a Foley catheter.
Beaming with joy at receiving the All India Castrol Golden Spanner Ustaad Mechanic Award, Kalka Prasad said, "This day will be etched in my memory for a lifetime.
There is even a locking adaptor which allows you to convert the flexible head of the ratchet spanner to take sockets.
If necessary, unscrew the nut holding the washer in place with an adjustable spanner. Prise out the old washer; you can use a screwdriver to dig it out if necessary.
Mr Kilpatrick wanted them to stay until the police arrived and stood in front of the vehicle, still holding the spanner. But Mrs St James edged towards him, the jury was told.
I just said I could not believe I'd found a spanner in it.
Still, even by today's standards Spanner is pretty unusual.
Les Cowen, of Spanner Man garage, did the bodywork and said: "The owner came in last week and asked for the car to look as though it's wearing an England kit.
InterlinkBT announces the availability of their FDN-DN1 Spanner module.
A new development: An improved aluminum-welded spanner appeared among the government stock numbers.
Spanner went on a routine tree-trimming job 14 years ago in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, he wasn't looking for a big tree.
Britain's "Operation Spanner," begun in 1989, was one of the most expensive investigations ever undertaken by Scotland Yard.