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

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Recent Examples on the Web Each tweezer in the set has a different tip: one pointy, one angled, and one flat. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 28 Aug. 2022 These former tweezer-food superstars are happy to have a counter-service restaurant with kimchi-and-pork-belly posole on the menu and milk-crate seating in the alley. Andy Wang, Robb Report, 12 Jan. 2022 Joey Healy, a celebrity brow stylist and owner of Joey Healy Brow Studio in New York City, suggests keeping it simple with a tweezer as a guide. Patricia Fox, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Oct. 2021 Graceful, purposeful undulations in the sheetmetal flow rearward from the new model’s grille, culminating in a tweezer-like treatment gracing the D-pillar. Derek Powell, Car and Driver, 8 Sep. 2021 Whereas the witches use branches of cloud pine to fly in the books, here the cloud pine is embedded beneath their skin so when Coulter starts snapping a tweezer at the witch, the scene becomes positively squirm-inducing. Lauren Morgan,, 17 Nov. 2020 Afterward, team members used tweezers to pull the microneedle arrays from the molds, almost like breaking ice out of its tray. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Mechanics, 29 Apr. 2020 Body fat calipers, also known as skinfold calipers, are another inexpensive tool to measuring your body fat percentage (some look like a big set of tweezers). Lauren Bedosky,, 18 May 2020 All three atoms are then free to interact in the remaining optical tweezer setup. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 21 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of tweezer

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Tweezer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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