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adjustable wrench; British, an adjustable spanner (noun); adjustable wrenches; British, adjustable spanners (pl)
1. A Crescent ® wrench or a pipe wrench.
2. A tool that has a fixed jaw and a movable jaw which is controlled by a spiral gear or slide.

It is used to install or to remove bolts and nuts of various sizes.

The wrench itself comes in a variety of lengths and jaw sizes.

A crescent wrench has smooth jaws while a pipe wrench has serrated jaws.

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