screwed tight

screwed tight

verb
See also: screw, tight
References in classic literature ?
In all the rooms, the mouldering shutters were fast closed: the bars which held them were screwed tight into the wood; the only light which was admitted, stealing its way through round holes at the top: which made the rooms more gloomy, and filled them with strange shadows.
Floating brake calipers often pose a problem for car workshops in that the guide pins cannot be loosened or screwed tight with conventional tools.
The nails are nailed in and the screws are screwed tight, but something is wrong here
Two insulators are screwed tight on the electric fence post and I string the polypropylene twine by spooling it out of the two-spool box it comes in from the farm store.
This is an all-in-one fixing that is inserted into the drill hole then screwed tight.
Wood spiral stairs typically have center poles composed of several wood pieces held together by a steel tube that is screwed tight at the top.
It requires placing the lid and sliding it into slots on the canner, placing a two-inch-thick rubber band over that seal, and then a metal band screwed tight over everything in just the right position to get the proper seal.