pliers

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pliers

[′plī·ərz]
(design engineering)
A small instrument with two handles and two grasping jaws, usually long and roughened, working on a pivot; used for holding small objects and cutting, bending, and shaping wire.

pliers

A hand tool, pincer-like, with scissors action, usually with serrated jaws; used for gripping, holding, bending, and cutting.
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And unlike pipe wrenches, slip jaw wrenches, locking grips and adjustable pliers, the Bionic Grip(TM) utilizes LoggerHead Tools' patented Bionic Gripping(TM) technology, enhancing a user's ability to grip the work while symmetrically distributing the forces over a larger surface area.

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