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tongs

noun [plural] uk   /tɒŋz/  us   /tɑːŋz/
a device used for picking up objects, consisting of two long pieces joined at one end and pressed together at the other end in order to hold an object between them: coal tongs a pair of tongs
Translations of “tongs”
in Vietnamese cái kẹp, cái cặp…
in Spanish pinzas…
in Thai คีม…
in Malaysian penyepit…
in French pince(s)…
in German die Zange…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鉗子…
in Indonesian penjepit…
in Russian щипцы…
in Turkish maşa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钳子…
in Polish szczypce…
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