screw into

screw something into something

to twist something that is threaded into something. I screwed all the screws into the back of the computer and turned it on. Please screw this bracket into the wall.
See also: screw
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For the 1st five tests, [DELTA] linearly increases with log(P), suggesting a gradual engagement of the screw into the gearbox sleeve at increasing die backpressure.
From the bottom of the carriage, insert the screw into the tapped hole to the rear of the pintle.
The compound is then forced from the screw into the barrel in the Transfermix section, where the opposite flighting of the screw and barrel create intensive shearing and hence heating and homogenization of the compound.
After you insert the step or "T" screw into the proper slot, you simply grip the Buck Screw and apply pressure against the tree, rotating clockwise until the step or "T" screw is in the tree.
The physicians were impressed with the screw's strength, which was demonstrated by driving the screw into a block of plywood with a mallet and then removing the screw with a screwdriver revealing no damage to the screw.