Swiss army knife


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Swiss Army knife

n
(Tools) a pocket knife including a variety of blades and tools, each of which can be folded into the handle

Swiss′ ar′my knife`


n.
a small knife with blades and other tools, such as a nail file and corkscrew, all folding into the handle.
[<Swiss Army, a trademark]
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Let me explain it this way: If I were to send you into the woods and challenge you to survive for a week with no knowledge of what's in store for you, would you prefer a Swiss Army knife or a chainsaw?
Revolving around the food industry as it does, Swiss Army Knife for the Soul is more than food for thought: it's food for comic relief and is a celebration of life, love, and circumstance alike: a breath of fresh air in a genre replete with the overly serious.
The designers of the Swiss Army Knife were limited in the number of "attachments" they could use until they figured out a way to house the tools on both sides of the knife's body.
Located at the foot of two picturesque, snowcapped Mythen peaks, the modern plant produces roughly 60,000 pieces of Swiss Army Knife and about 60,000 cutlery pieces daily.
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Melbourne, Oct 7 (ANI): Design experts in Switzerland have unveiled plans of a futuristic campervan that doubles in size by flipping open like a Swiss army knife.
HERE is the proof that the Romans invented the first type of Swiss Army knife - almost 2000 years ago.
Robert also takes a closer look at the mother of all penknives, the classic Swiss Army knife.
But while traveling, the keys are often tucked away in a briefcase, and the Swiss Army Knife confiscated by the TSA, so opening a beer bottle can present a challenge.
News that an encrypted swiss army knife from manufacturers Victorinox remained uncracked - and a $100,000 prize went unclaimed - at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this month (http://bit.
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As the Swiss Army knife celebrates its 120th birthday, a cloud of uncertainty looms over some 950 staff at its Victorinox production centre in Schwyz, following the news that the contract to produce the next batch of knives may have to be offered to companies outside Switzerland.

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