pry bar

Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to pry bar: Crow bar
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pry bar - a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedgepry bar - a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
jim crow - a crowbar fitted with a claw for pulling nails
jemmy, jimmy - a short crowbar; "in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy"
lever - a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
References in periodicals archive ?
A pry bar can be used as a hammer but it is not designed or built to swing at or strike something.
The use of the pry bar would not constitute an entry even if a portion of the pry bar "entered" the residence.
Locking components include nail puller, pry bar, cross driver, ruler, wire stripper, file, large flat driver and a super sharp fine edge/serrated combination blade.
Job Safety Analysis Example: Hazard/Mitigation/ Step Hazard Elimination Use of pry bar Sudden release of Push with pry bar at waist to dislodge suction connection to chest level.
Once inside, the suspects used a pry bar to force open the side door of a trailer, then stole several small hand tools and power tools.
A The chances are the skirtings have been glued to the plasterboard, Knock a pry bar behind the skirting board then place a thin strip of wood behind the bar to protect the wall.
Instead, put on a pair of safety glasses and grab your hatchet, pry bar and any other implement of destruction you might be especially handy with.
We pried the toilet seat off with a pry bar and the seat went with her to the hospital," Mr Whipple said.
She was eventually persuaded to go a hospital by emergency medical services personnel who pried the toilet seat off with a pry bar, and, as Sheriff Whipple said, "the seat went with her to the hospital.
The procedure was to get into the water and feel under rocks for abalone, then insert a pry bar to separate the prey from its hiding place.
I keep a roof-patching kit in a plastic container with the following items: multiple tubes of wet/dry roofing-repair caulk and a caulking gun, a narrow putty knife, a utility knife, a hammer, shears for cutting shingles, a compact pry bar and a box of roofing nails.
The FUBAR[TM] features an oversized striking face with a long tempered edge for removing drywall and other sheathing material, an innovative extracting claw that has two tiered jaws for grabbing common dimensional lumber and decking, a tempered chisel blade on top of the claw for splitting and cutting building materials or metal strapping, a beveled nail slot and pry bar and a rubber grip over-molded directly onto the bar for control and comfort.