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vise

noun [C] uk US ( UK vice)   /vaɪs/ us  
a tool with two parts that can be moved together by tightening a screw so that an object can be held firmly between them while it is being worked on: Vises are often used to hold pieces of wood that are being cut or smoothed. Her hand tightened like a vise around his arm.
Translations of “vise”
in Chinese (Traditional) 副職的, 副的…
in Russian тиски…
in Turkish mengene…
in Chinese (Simplified) 副职的, 副的…
in Polish imadło…
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