slip-joint pliers

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Definition of slip-joint pliers

: pliers having the joint adjustable to two positions so as to obtain either a wide or a narrow opening for the jaws

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“Slip-joint pliers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slip-joint%20pliers. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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