Word usage examples
Wielding torch, pliers, and spanner with practiced hand, she repaired or cut out of circuit the damaged accumulator cells and reunited the ends of each severed power lead.
Spanner Frew fought to bring her nose up, but without both aft parse tubes in operation, he lacked the means to do so.
Everything had a makeshift, knockdown look to it, and when Walker asked Spanner Frew how long the settlement had been there, the shipbuilder advised him that they moved at least every other year to protect themselves.
Sagasta had told him, with fishplate spanners, weaponry, field glasses, twoway radios, and whatever other items she had decided might be of use.
And the discouraged Stires beat, with his spanner, a refrain to his involuntary epigram.
The ceiling was festooned with chamber pots, lavatory seats, Victorian enema pumps, soil-glaze drainpipes, grease traps, earthenware urinals, calking tools, spanners, closet hoppers, faucets, tack moulds, basin wrenches, yarning chisels, a very old thawing steamer, bibcocks, a jerking shank and numerous blowtorches with assorted ends.
He looked across at the wall where some maintenance tools stood, a sledge-hammer, a crowbar, a three-foot fishplate spanner, and welding equipment.
There was a saddlebag with spanner and oilcan, but no clue as to the owner.
Brightening slightly, Anakin took back the device and ran through procedures for accessing a score of miniature utensils, including knife blades, spanners, a luma, and the like.
They jumped out of the lorry and stood chatting excitedly round the bakkie whilst he got a spanner from his cab.