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Meaning of “vise” in the English Dictionary

"vise" in British English

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visenoun [C]

US (UK vice) uk   us   /vaɪs/
a ​tool with two ​parts that can be ​moved together by ​tightening a screw so that an ​object can be ​heldfirmly between them while it is being ​worked on: Vises are often used to ​holdpieces of ​wood that are being ​cut or ​smoothed. Her ​handtightened like a vise around his ​arm.
(Definition of vise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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visenoun [C]

 us   /vɑɪs/
a ​tool having two ​flatsides that can be moved ​closer together to ​hold something ​firmly while it is being ​worked on: After ​gluing both ​surfaces of the ​wood, ​clamp it in a vise to ​dry.
(Definition of vise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vise”
in Chinese (Simplified) 副职的, 副的…
in Turkish mengene…
in Russian тиски…
in Chinese (Traditional) 副職的, 副的…
in Polish imadło…
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