twee·​zer | \ ˈtwē-zər How to pronounce tweezer (audio) \

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Here's how: Grasp the tick as closely to your skin as possible using tweezers. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Ticks Are Posing Higher Risks for More People and Pets, According to Experts," 10 Apr. 2019 If the hair is above the skin and reachable, sterilize a tweezer (use a cotton ball covered in rubbing alcohol), and pluck the hair. Loni Venti, Teen Vogue, "How To Get Rid of Ingrown Hair: 9 Tips to Heal Your Skin," 5 Oct. 2018 The optical tweezers can be used to do work on the bead with a cycle initiated externally by changing the laser power or focal conditions. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "Pulsed engines provide high efficiency, output power, low fluctuations," 25 Sep. 2018 Start by prepping your natural lashes with a curler, then hold your strip with a set of tweezers and apply glue using a Q-tip. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "This is Why Lara Jean's Lashes Looked So Long in To All the Boys I've Loved Before," 24 Aug. 2018 Some kits, such as the one from One Two Cosmetics, are sold with a tweezer-like applicator included ($69, Ilise Carter, WSJ, "How Magnetic Lashes Became the Biggest Thing in Beauty," 4 Jan. 2019 Ashkin kept experimenting with trapping ever-smaller particles with his optical tweezers, including samples of mosaic virus. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "2018 physics Nobel Prize honors 3, including first woman in 55 years," 2 Oct. 2018 Some women use tweezers or their fingers to apply the lashes. Ilise Carter, WSJ, "How Magnetic Lashes Became the Biggest Thing in Beauty," 4 Jan. 2019 To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that Brow expert Robin Evans told Teen Vogue that full brows actually begin with tweezers. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Camila Mendes Joked About the Shape of Her Eyebrows," 16 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of tweezer

1904, in the meaning defined above

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