What Is Another Name for an Inclined Plane Wrapped around a Post?

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A screw is another name for an inclined plane that is wrapped around a post. The screw specifically follows a spiral pattern. A wedge performs a similar function, but it tapers to a sharp edge.
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A screw a simple machine made from an inclined plane wrapped around a cylindrical post.
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