spanner in a sentence

Example sentences for spanner

For example, he says, radio waves could be used to make a scaled-up version of an optical spanner.
Ok, not to put a spanner in the works, but these scientists do not truly understand the power of the atom.
Mike made an excellent point about his behaviour not necessarily being rational, which does rather throw a spanner in the works.
In doing so, it may have thrown a spanner into the works of the world's computer models of the climate.
If true, that is a spanner in the works for those designing quantum gravity.
Obstreperous local authorities could still put a spanner in the works.
Some disabled drivers use what is called a spanner bar to help them steer.
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