Pliers - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplaɪərz|  American pronunciation of the word pliers
Brit.  |ˈplʌɪəz|  British pronunciation of the word pliers

noun

- a gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws (syn: plyers)

Examples

an adaptable tool that combines a screwdriver, a corkscrew, and pliers

he used pliers as a bender

the pliers had serrations to improve the grip

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