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screw in

1. To drive or tighten a screw or similar fastener (into something). A noun or pronoun can be used between "screw" and "in." You forgot to screw in these last two screws, so the whole thing fell apart! We just need to screw this last one in the bed frame, and it will be finished.
2. To affix or secure something (into or onto something) with screws or in the manner of a screw. A noun or pronoun can be used between "screw" and "in." Remember to screw in the safety latch when you're reassembling the washing machine. We should start getting a better signal once I screw the new antenna in on the roof.
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Pressure buildup is by the continuous ram action of the screw in packing the pellets forward into the heat-transfer section.
Particular attention was paid to the design of the screw in conjunction with the final geometry of the grooves of the feed section.
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PERNICE | Antonio Zoli Manufacturer Antonio Zoli in Italy, imported by Zoli USA in Bulverde, TX; zoliusa.com Gauge 20 (20/28 gauge barrel sets also offered) Action Over/under with Boss style lock up Weight 6 pounds, 8 ounces (30" barrels) Barrels 28" 30" (tested) and 32" Chokes Five flush-mounted screw ins Stock Dimensions 14.75 length of pull, 1.43 drop at comb, 2.37 drop at heel Suggested Retail $5995