chain tongs

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Noun1.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
chain - a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
chain wrench - another name for chain tongs
pipe wrench, tube wrench - adjustable wrench for gripping and turning a pipe; has two serrated jaws that are adjusted to grip the pipe
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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Although a chain pipe wrench may cost more than an equivalent-sized Stillson wrench, it offers easy handling in close quarters.