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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Tenders are invited for Supply (C): Rescue Equipments: Hand tool sets: Pliers 8( Tapaiia or eqvt) Vise grip 10 (Tapaiia or cqvt) Bolt cutter 14M& 30 Chisel for concrete Taparia or eqvl).
And it puts a vise grip on local businesses that rely heavily on freight and fuel, such as distributors and manufacturers.
We support the a la carte option precisely because it will loosen the vise grip media conglomerates now have over whether independent and minority-owned programming makes it onto the expanded basic tier.
Pliers come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from needle-nose to vise grip.
Long ago I perfected my own method; it consisted of a vise grip and clamping onto the notched cocking piece that protrudes about 1/8" from the bottom of the bolt shroud.