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"tweezers" in British English

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tweezersnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈtwiː.zəz/  us   /-zɚz/ (US also tweezer)
a ​smallpiece of ​equipment made of two ​narrowstrips of ​metaljoined at one end. It is used to ​pull out ​hairs or to ​pick up ​smallobjects by ​pressing the two ​strips of ​metal together with the ​fingers: a ​pair of tweezers eyebrow tweezers
(Definition of tweezers from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tweezersplural noun

 us   /ˈtwi·zərz/ (also tweezer,  /ˈtwi·zər/ )
a ​smalldevice having two ​narrow, ​metalsidesjoined at one end and ​open at the other, used to ​hold or ​pull a ​small thing, such as a ​hair, by ​pressing the two ​sides until the ​openends come together on the thing to be ​held: He ​tried to get the ​splinter out with tweezers.
(Definition of tweezers from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tweezers”
in Korean 핀셋…
in Arabic مِلْقَط…
in Malaysian penyepit kecil…
in French pinces à épiler…
in Russian пинцет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鑷子,小鉗子…
in Italian pinzette…
in Turkish cımbız…
in Polish pinceta, pęseta…
in Spanish pinzas…
in Vietnamese cái nhíp…
in Portuguese pinça…
in Thai แหนบ…
in German die Pinzette…
in Catalan pinces…
in Japanese ピンセット, 毛抜き…
in Chinese (Simplified) 镊子,小钳子…
in Indonesian catut…
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