wire cutters

noun

: a tool that is used for cutting wire
a pair of wire cutters

Examples of wire cutters in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Three days after it, Misch was arrested in Hayward in possession of wire cutters, an ax, a large pocketknife and a flashlight, prosecutors said. Nate Gartrell, The Mercury News, 14 Feb. 2024 Tools commonly left behind included surgical swabs, clamps, drill bits, scalpels, and, in one case, even part of a pair of wire cutters. Matt Benoit, Discover Magazine, 19 Jan. 2024 The twin blades are accompanied by 16 other tools, including pliers, bottle opener, wood saw, wire cutters, and various sized screwdrivers. Kevin Brouillard, Travel + Leisure, 8 Jan. 2024 The most important items that should be in every toolkit include a hammer, a set of screwdrivers in different sizes (both Phillips and flathead screwdrivers), pliers, utility blades, a straightedge, a level, measuring tape, hex keys, and a pair of wire cutters. Kat De Naoum, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Jan. 2024 Boyle recommends choosing a multi-tool at least with a knife, pliers or wire cutters, and a screwdriver (both Phillips and flathead). Barbara Bellesi Zito, Travel + Leisure, 18 Oct. 2023 The fragment, which was cleaved from its fecal parent with a pair of wire cutters, resembles a chunk of light-colored concrete with darker, elongate inclusions that Chin recognizes as bone. Karen Wright, Discover Magazine, 11 Nov. 2019 The Leatherman Wave Plus Multi Tool includes a whopping 18 tools in one, including pliers, wire cutters, spring-action scissors, can and bottle openers, screwdrivers, and more. Andrea Wurzburger, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Aug. 2023 To fill in the gaps, use wire cutters to separate single flowers from a large bunch, leaving about 4 inches of stem on each one. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'wire cutters.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near wire cutters

Cite this Entry

“Wire cutters.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wire%20cutters. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!