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Examples of Screws

Some screws have a sharp point and are mostly used on wood.

The faucet has threads to screw the hose on.

Some screws have a flat end.  We call these screws bolts.   Most bolts use a nut.


Many bottles and jars have screw on lids.


Bicycle tires have threads on the stem to screw the cap on.

Light bulbs have threads to screw them into sockets.