What is another word for monkey wrench?

128 synonyms found


[ mˈʌnkɪ ɹˈɛnt͡ʃ], [ mˈʌnkɪ ɹˈɛnt‍ʃ], [ m_ˈʌ_n_k_ɪ ɹ_ˈɛ_n_tʃ]

The term "monkey wrench" is commonly used to describe a type of adjustable wrench. However, there are many other synonyms for this tool such as pipe wrench, adjustable spanner or Crescent wrench. These tools are used to grip and turn nuts, bolts, and fittings of various sizes. The term "monkey wrench" is derived from the name of the inventor, Charles Moncky who patented the tool in 1858. While the term monkey wrench is still used today, it is becoming less popular as more people use the alternative terms. These synonyms are often used interchangeably, but they may have distinct features that make them more suitable for specific tasks.

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    How to use "Monkey wrench" in context?

    A monkey wrench is a tool used to loosentightennuts and screws. It is shaped likea human hand with two fingers. The monkey wrench is placed over the object to be tightened and the two fingers are screwed into the object. The monkey wrench is then rotated in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction. This loosens the object and the two fingers can be unscrewed.

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