A short, externally threaded connector with a smaller size internal thread.


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MINOR DIAMETER

The diameter of a minor diameter minor loop cylinder bounding the root of an external thread or the crest of an internal thread.

MAJOR DIAMETER

The largest diameter of a screw thread, measured at the crest for an external (male) thread and at the root for an internal (female) thread.

MACHINESCREW

[DESENG] Ablunt-endedscrew with a standardized thread and a head that may be flat, round, fillister, or oval, and may be slotted, or constructed for wrenching; used to fasten machine parts together.

JIM CROW

A device with a heavy buttress screw thread used for bending rails by hand.

INTERNATIONAL THREAD

A standardized metric system in which the pitch and diameter of the thread are related, with the thread having a rounded root and flat crest.

THREAD PITCH

The distance from anyone one point on one thread to the corresponding point on the next thread measured along the length of the work.

THREAD INCLUDE ANGLE

The angle between each side of the thread.

PITCH DIAMETER

The diameter of an imaginary cylinder equal to half the depth of the thread, it is the basic diameter for rolling threads.

THREAD ROOT

The bottom of the groove of each thread.

THREAD DEPTH

The vertical distance from the root to the crest of the thread.

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