tweezer

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

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There have been rewarding late-night food truck runs, meticulous multi-course dinners prepared by tweezer-wielding auteur chefs, and lots of freeway mileage spent in pursuit of things like exceptional barbecue and tacos. Patricia Escárcega, latimes.com, "Patricia Escárcega’s five favorite restaurants that she reviewed this year (so far)," 3 July 2019 If this happens pull those parts out with the tweezers as well. James Lynch, Popular Mechanics, "How to Remove a Tick," 13 June 2019 Then, wash your hands (also to avoid infection) and simply use a tweezer to pull the hair out. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Here's How You Should Safely Be Getting Rid of Your Ingrown Hairs," 18 June 2019 Your technician will be using a teeny-tiny, tweezer-like tool to precisely affix around 160 individual eyelashes to your eyes. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "Everything You Need To Know About Eyelash Extensions," 8 June 2019 Have a partner do a full-body check with a pair of tweezers handy. Dakota Kim, Sunset, "Your Complete Guide to Surviving Tick Season," 22 Jan. 2018 Speaking of ingrown hairs, don’t reach for that tweezer between waxes. Audrey Noble, Harper's BAZAAR, "Everything You Need To Know Before Getting A Brazilian Wax," 21 May 2019 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

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First Known Use of tweezer

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tweezer was in 1904

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