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tweezers

noun [plural] uk   /ˈtwiː.zəz/ us    /-zɚz/ ( US also tweezer)
a small piece of equipment made of two narrow strips of metal joined at one end. It is used to pull out hairs or to pick up small objects by pressing the two strips of metal together with the fingers: a pair of tweezers eyebrow tweezers
Translations of “tweezers”
in Korean 핀셋…
in Arabic مِلْقَط…
in French pinces à épiler…
in Turkish cımbız…
in Italian pinzette…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鑷子,小鉗子…
in Russian пинцет…
in Polish pinceta, pęseta…
in Spanish pinzas…
in Portuguese pinça…
in German die Pinzette…
in Catalan pinces…
in Japanese ピンセット, 毛抜き…
in Chinese (Simplified) 镊子,小钳子…
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