cutting pliers

cutting pliers

[′kəd·iŋ ‚plī·ərz]
(design engineering)
Pliers with cutting blades on the jaws.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cutting pliers

Pliers with jaws having sharp edges esp. adapted for cutting wire.
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