pincer Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   /ˈpɪn.sər/  us   /-sɚ/

pincer noun (ANIMAL PART)

[C usually plural] one of a ​pair of ​curved claws of an ​animal such as a crab

pincer noun (TOOL)

pincers [plural] a ​tool for ​holding or ​pulling something, made of two ​curvedmetalbars that ​move against each other so that when the ​handles are ​pushed together the other ​endsclosetightly
(Definition of pincer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pincer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, (蟹等动物的)螯…
in Turkish kerpeten…
in Russian клешня…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, (蟹等動物的)螯…
in Polish szczypce, kleszcze…
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