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pliers
top: needle-nose
bottom: slip-joint

pli·er

also ply·er  (plī′ər)
n.
1. One who plies a trade.
2. pliers A variously shaped hand tool having a pair of pivoted jaws, used for holding, bending, or cutting.

pliers

(ˈplaɪəz)
pl n
(Tools) a gripping tool consisting of two hinged arms with usually serrated jaws that close on the workpiece
[C16: from ply1]

pli•ers

(ˈplaɪ ərz)

n.
(used with a sing. or pl. v.) small pincers with long jaws, for bending wire, holding small objects, etc. (often used with pair of).
[1560–70; ply to bend]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pliers - a gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jawspliers - a gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws
compound lever - a pair of levers hinged at the fulcrum
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
jaw - holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
locking pliers - pliers that can be locked in place
needlenose pliers - small pliers with long thin jaws for fine work
pump-type pliers - a type of pliers
rib joint pliers - a type of pliers
slip-joint pliers - pliers with a joint adjustable to two positions in order to increase the opening of the jaws
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
زَرْدِيَّةزَرَدِيَّه
kleště
tangknibtang
pihdit
kliješta
laposfogó
töng
プライヤー
펜치
plokščiareplėsplokščiosios replės
knaibles
klešče
tång
คีม
kìm

pliers

[ˈplaɪəz] NPLalicates mpl
a pair of pliersunos alicates

pliers

[ˈplaɪərz] nplpinces fpl
a pair of pliers → une pince

pliers

pl (also pair of pliers)(Kombi)zange f

pliers

[ˈplaɪəz] npl (also pair of pliers) → pinze fpl

pliers

(ˈplaiəz) noun plural
a kind of tool used for gripping, bending or cutting wire etc. He used a pair of pliers to pull the nail out; Where are my pliers?

pliers

زَرْدِيَّة kleště tang Zange πένσα alicates pihdit tenaille kliješta pinze プライヤー 펜치 buigtang tang szczypce alicate плоскогубцы tång คีม pense kìm 老虎钳
References in classic literature ?
The jeweller took the ring, and drawing from his pocket a pair of steel pliers and a small set of copper scales, he took the stone out of its setting, and weighed it carefully.
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While landing this fish you notice the lure is wedged deep in the crevices of its mouth and you forgot your pliers at home.
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Actually if you look at all the bodies, unless those ones that were escaping, fingers are cut by pliers, the noses are ripped by pliers," a doctor has been quoted as saying.
The pair ran off and were arrested a short while later and found to be in possession of gloves, a Stanley knife and of pliers.