plumber's snake


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plumber's snake

n.
See snake.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plumber's snake - a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
snake - something long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake
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The doctor rotates the Bridge Point catheter, which has a blunt tip at the end of a grooved metal cord that looks like a miniature plumber's snake, as the doctor reaches the blockage," he said.
It's as if their media main line is backed up and nobody's interested in reaching for the plumber's snake.
WTC recommends carefully pouring a kettleful of boiling water down the drain to free up a slow drain, or using mechanical methods such as a plumber's snake, plunger or hose-end bladder to clean a clogged drain.