Whitworth screw thread

What is Whitworth screw thread?

Whitworth screw thread definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
adjective
extended to or having its entire length; not shortened or abridged: a whole-length report.
portraying, reflecting, or accommodating the full length of the human figure: a whole-length sofa; a whole-length portrait of the general.

noun
a portrait or statue showing the full length of its subject: The painting gallery had a roomful of whole-lengths.

 

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