spring tool

noun

Definition of spring tool

: a tool having a spring as an essential part of its construction: such as
a : a glassblower's tongs resembling sugar tongs without the spoon ends
b : a lathe tool with a bend near the point to give a slight spring that makes possible a light finishing cut

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“Spring tool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20tool. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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