pipe tongs

pipe tongs

[′pīp ‚täŋz]
(engineering)
Heavy tongs that are hung on a cable and used for screwing pipe and tool joints.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pipe tongs

A tool used by plumbers or pipe fitters to screw or unscrew lengths of pipe or pipe fittings.
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