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pliers

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction pli·ers \ˈplī(-ə)rz\

Simple Definition of pliers

  • : a tool that is used for holding small objects or for bending and cutting wire

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pliers

  1. :  a small pincers for holding small objects or for bending and cutting wire

Origin and Etymology of pliers

2ply


First Known Use: circa 1569


PLIERS Defined for Kids

pliers

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noun plural pli·ers \ˈplī-ərz\

Definition of pliers for Students

  1. :  small pincers with long jaws used for bending or cutting wire or handling small things





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