The word screw has a range of meanings, including semi-scatological referring to sex. Usage is qualified by prior statements creating context.
Examples of Screw:
|Mechanical context: A screw is an attaching implement, using a spiral thread to ensure strong attachment.|
Maritime context: A screw is a propeller, the description based on the propeller shape and shaft action.
Idiomatic: 'Tighten the screws' means apply added pressure, usually on a person or entity.
Idiomatic: 'Screw up' means mistake, failure or similar error.
Idiomatic: 'Screw into place' means to fit firmly into position.
Idiomatic: 'Screw around' means waste time.
Idiomatic: 'Screw with someone's head' means to play mind games, twisting ideas like a screw.
A collection of screws.