pair of pliers

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Noun1.pair of pliers - a gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jawspair of pliers - 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
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He was given a lifelong sentence last week for brutalising Jacqueline and a second victim - a woman he tortured by ripping out eight of her teeth with a pair of pliers.
I tried two tin openers, two screwdrivers, a pair of pliers and a Stanley knife.
To safety-test your grill brush to see if it needs to be replaced, Weber suggests pulling on the bristles with a pair of pliers using moderate pressure.
He was back in the dock after he was caught carrying two gas meters and a pair of pliers, Teesside Crown Court heard.
Use a pair of pliers to remove the needle mechanism from the back of the badge, then attach a strong magnet with super glue and leave to dry overnight.
In his heyday, word on the streets of London's East End was that Fraser carried a pair of pliers in his top pocket as a warning to the loose-lipped.
It had been like telling the victim to go and work on an unexploded bomb with a pair of pliers, cut some wires and she what happened, he told the jury in his closing speech.
A well-designed pair of pliers will have the replaceable cutters secured with a small Allen key screw, which makes for easy and simple replacement.
People, if there was ever a man you wouldn't want getting near your wisdoms with a pair of pliers it's that nutter.
Rochil, who already had a suspended sentence hanging over him, pleaded guilty to burglary as well as a theft of a pair of pliers from Clas Ohlson, on Clayton Square, and possession of a small amount of cannabis.
With a little wire, a pair of pliers, and a pinch and a twist, local jewelry designer Nahla El-Gizawy can make a pair of earrings.
Young's vehicle officers found a pry bar, two hammers, a pair of pliers, two bolt cutters, gloves and three pill bottles belonging to the resident on Seminole Drive,'' police said.