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English definition of “Jaws of Life”

Jaws of Life

noun [plural]     US trademark
a piece of equipment that can cut through metal and is used to get people out of their vehicles after an accident: Fire fighters used the Jaws of Life to free the trapped victims.Fire serviceFire and flameToolsGardening tools
(Definition of Jaws of Life noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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