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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “vice”

vice

noun [C] (TOOL)
工具
mainly UK (US usually vise)
 
 
/vaɪs/
a tool with two parts which can be moved together by tightening a screw so that an object can be held firmly between them while it is being worked on
老虎钳;台钳
Vices are often used to hold pieces of wood that are being cut or smoothed.
台钳常常用来固定需要切割或磨光的木块。
Her hand tightened like a vice around his arm.
她的手像老虎钳子一样紧紧抓住他的手臂。
ToolsGardening tools
(Definition of vice noun (TOOL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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