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Definition of "leadscrew" [leadscrew]

  • A screw designed to translate turning motion into linear motion. (noun)

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Use "leadscrew" in a sentence
  • "The rotating leadscrew design uses a stainless steel Acme leadscrew which is incorporated directly into the motor's rotor, eliminating the need for shaft-to-leadscrew couplers."
  • "The whole time all I could think of was my grandpa hand filing the repair of the entire leadscrew on the old Atlas lathe in my dad's basement."
  • "Describe the power train from the leadscrew and feed shaft to the carriage."