Noun(1) a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments(2) a jerky pulling movement(3) a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
Verb(1) twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something(2) make a sudden twisting motion(3) twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish(4) twist suddenly so as to sprain
(1) with a wrench Tony wriggled free(2) The project is for young people aged 13 to 19 but it is such a wrench for older members to leave that they are trained to become volunteer youth workers and so continue their connection with the project.(3) With a pedal wrench turn the shaft while holding the bike, pedal, and crank steady.(4) it will be a real wrench to leave after eight years(5) Use the wrench to tighten the nut, but not too much.(6) to wrench our Bible to make it fit a misconception of facts(7) Although Jay admits it was a wrench leaving her family she is hoping to be joined by husband Sino, 34, who works for an Indian shipping company and their five-year-old daughter Neha in the spring.(8) Use a spoke wrench to tighten spokes that feel loose relative to the others - just so they're about as snug as the two spokes closest to them; don't crank down.(9) Either faucet can be installed with standard tools, although you may need a basin wrench to reach up to the nuts that hold the faucet to the underside of the sink.(10) Most sprains happen from a sudden wrench or twist.(11) It must be a big wrench for him and the supporters to have a home-bred player leave the club.(12) A sharp wrench to my shoulder and Jonathan forcibly pulling me to my feet shocked me.(13) And with a sudden wrench inside of his heart, Ark realised that his friend was gone.(14) So, as you can imagine, it's a great wrench to be pulling out: I'm emotionally involved now, it's part of me.(15) I may venture to say, loosely, that in Judo there is a sort of counter for every twist, wrench , pull, push or bend.(16) A few quick turns of a wrench and the joints were together.