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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Isaiah Gituma said Gacheri borrowed a pair of pliers at 9am and showed a neighbour her finger that she said was bitten by her partner.
He said "finally" McLaren told him to stand up and go into the living room, where there was a black toolbox with a pair of pliers and a hammer out.
They contract around an object securely but gently, with give, less like a pair of pliers and more like a mother's hand.
"He had a pair of pliers as well so I don't know what he was doing.
The judge, Recorder Kate Cornell, said that, during the incident, Rigg gave his companion a pair of pliers and said: "Take his teeth out".
Embleton said he would inject his friend with the pen but then cut his ear with a pair of pliers and threatened to chop off his penis instead, prosecutors said.
Police recovered from the suspects one .38 caliber revolver with fired ammunitions, two improvised picklocks, a hammer, a pair of pliers, an allen wrench, and two sachets of suspected shabu.
Milk bottles are probably the worst thing that we have trouble with as we can rarely get the tops off them unless we use a pair of pliers.
He also admitted being found in the store in possession of a pair of pliers from which it might be inferred that he intended to commit a theft.
'They used a pair of pliers and a sharp metal object to open the door.
But the reunion between the two isn't a happy one as Christopher brutally tries to take the bullet out of Arthur's abdomen using a huge pair of pliers.
In the 30-year-old's possession, police found four screwdrivers, a drill, three drill bits, and a pair of pliers.