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Phillips screwdriver

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From Henry F. Phillips, the name of the inventor of the tool and the screws that it is designed to work with, and screwdriver.

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Phillips screwdriver (plural Phillips screwdrivers)

From left to right, a Phillips screwdriver and a flat-blade screwdriver.
  1. A screwdriver having a cross-shaped tip rather than the rectangular tip of a standard (flat-blade) screwdriver.

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