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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)
Translations of “pliers”
in Korean 펜치…
in Arabic كَمّاشة…
in Malaysian playar…
in French pince(s)…
in Russian щипцы, плоскогубцы…
in Chinese (Traditional) 老虎鉗,鉗子…
in Italian pinze…
in Turkish kerpeten, pense, karga burun…
in Polish cążki…
in Spanish alicates, tenazas…
in Vietnamese cái kìm…
in Portuguese alicate…
in Thai คีม…
in German die Zange…
in Catalan alicates, tenalles…
in Japanese ペンチ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 老虎钳,钳子…
in Indonesian catut…
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