Translation of "vice" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (TOOL) 工具 mainly UK (US usually vise) uk us /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

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。

(Translation of “vice noun (TOOL)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)