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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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1 Cut 15cm of the wire and make a tiny loop at one end with the pliers.
The IRWIN VISE-GRIP 5CR features a self-energizing lower jaw that provides 3X more gripping power than traditional locking pliers.
The Master Pliers allows its users to be prepared for virtually any smaller scale manual labor tasks.
Fishing without pliers is an accident waiting to happen, possibly ending with a hook in your flesh, leaving you questioning yourself, "Why didn't I bring pliers?
Use pliers to attach the "oui" charm to the center of the chain.
The heroic homeowner was stabbed in the head with a pair of pliers after wrestling with the culprit but only suffered minor injuries and managed to restrain him until police arrived.
The Kit contains three precision tools: Model 2175SH Maxi-Shear flush cutter for wire up to 2mm; Model 485FN Flat-Nose Pliers for holding, shaping, and flattening wire; and Model 450 Chain Tweezer-Nose Pliers for holding forming, and bending wire.
31, 2012 (CENS) -- Consistently dedicated to the development of high-quality, reasonably-priced pliers and cable cutters for DIY use, Li Yao Industrial Co.
I don't want to use any pliers or tools that will ruin or mar the knurling or finish on the magazine caps
If you need a stainless steel pocket tool with just a knife and pliers, order one with NSN 5110-01-346-5339, or order the flat black version with NSN 5110-01-346-5341.
Thiry-four-ear-old Rangzieb Ahmed from Greater Manchester has alleged that he was unlawfully detained in Pakistan where he was beaten and had fingernails removed with pliers, the Court of Appeal heard.