Meaning of “pliers” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “pliers” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pliersplural noun

us /ˈplɑɪ·ərz/

a small tool used for pulling, holding, or cutting that has two handles that you press together in order to bring together two specially shaped pieces of metal at the other end

(Definition of “pliers” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)