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 for Set nut
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Set \Set\ (s[e^]t), a.
     1. Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set
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     2. Firm; unchanging; obstinate; as, set opinions or
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     3. Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set
        battle. "The set phrase of peace." --Shak.
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     4. Established; prescribed; as, set forms of prayer.
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     5. Adjusted; arranged; formed; adapted.
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     Set hammer.
        (a) A hammer the head of which is not tightly fastened
            upon the handle, but may be reversed. --Knight.
        (b) A hammer with a concave face which forms a die for
            shaping anything, as the end of a bolt, rivet, etc.
     Set line, a line to which a number of baited hooks are
        attached, and which, supported by floats and properly
        secured, may be left unguarded during the absence of the
     Set nut, a jam nut or lock nut. See under Nut.
     Set screw (Mach.), a screw, sometimes cupped or printed at
        one end, and screwed through one part, as of a machine,
        tightly upon another part, to prevent the one from
        slipping upon the other.
     Set speech, a speech carefully prepared before it is
        delivered in public; a formal or methodical speech.
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