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Meaning of wrench

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his
           knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a
           hamstring pull" [syn: {wrench}, {twist}, {pull}]
      2: a jerky pulling movement [syn: {twist}, {wrench}]
      3: a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt [syn:
         {wrench}, {spanner}]
      v 1: twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to
           remove (something) from that to which it is attached or
           from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges";
           "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh
           was wrenched from his chest" [syn: {wrench}, {twist}]
      2: make a sudden twisting motion
      3: twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's
         hand" [syn: {wring}, {wrench}]
      4: twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The
         wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their
         ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk
         for several days" [syn: {twist}, {sprain}, {wrench}, {turn},
         {wrick}, {rick}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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