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nippers

[′nip·ərz]
(design engineering)
Small pincers or pliers for cutting or gripping.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

nippers

nippers
A form of hand pincers with cutting jaws that meet parallel to each other rather than at an angle; used for cutting wire, thin metal rods, or the like.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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