Translation of "vice" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

vice

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

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。

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