pincer

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pincer

[′pin·sər]
(invertebrate zoology)
A grasping apparatus, as on the anterior legs of a lobster, consisting of two hinged jaws.
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Then each worker fixed a huge pair of pincers upon the end: ''unable to do more himself, the workman places his foot upon a treadle, and sets the giant below at work''.
30am and found a hole had been cut in the garage door with what looks like a pair of pincers or a pliers with a sharp edge.
He had a pair of pincers and he was moving them towards me.
Drunken Swede Steffan Sjolander, 49, told Amy Tyrell he was going to cut off her nipples with a pair of pincers.
Scorpions can be easily identified by their long sting-bearing tail and a pair of pincers on long arms, known as pedipalps, at the front of the body.
The peaceful program is the first step, and concerned countries have to use it as a starting point to reach nuclear weapons, especially if Iran follows the example of Israel in possessing such weapons, or if Arab countries become like a nuclear pair of pincers from the East and the West, without taking into consideration Pakistan, India, and Russia.
The tool set includes a fork, a pair of pincers, four large skewers, a slice, an oven glove and a bristle brush for oils and marinades.