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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws.

Usage examples (33)
  • ( "Here, he who has a piece of wire and a pair of pliers is a mechanic!").
  • Clutched in the mouth of the pliers was a bloody tooth.
  • Tired: Accessing anything but the pliers is a serious manicure hazard.
  • Redford indicated 'pliers' and its ideograph with his fingertip. for more
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