pipe wrench


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pipe wrench

n.
A wrench with two serrated jaws, one adjustable, for gripping and turning pipe.

pipe′ wrench`


n.
a tool having two toothed jaws, one fixed and the other free, that can be adjusted to grip pipes and other tubular objects when the tool is turned in one direction only.
[1885–1890]
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Noun1.pipe wrench - adjustable wrench for gripping and turning a pipepipe wrench - adjustable wrench for gripping and turning a pipe; has two serrated jaws that are adjusted to grip the pipe
adjustable spanner, adjustable wrench - an adjustable tool for gripping hexagonal nuts, with an adjustings crew in the head of the implement
chain tongs - a pipe wrench used for turning large pipes; an adjustable chain circles the pipe with its ends connected to the head whose teeth engage the pipe
Stillson wrench - a large pipe wrench with L-shaped adjustable jaws that tighten as pressure on the handle is increased
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