Definition of tin snips in English:

tin snips

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɪnsnɪps


  • A pair of clippers for cutting sheet metal.
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    • A camera with multiple lenses duplicated the image on a sizable sheet of iron, which could then be cut up with tinsnips, yielding six pictures for twenty-five cents.
    • Measure along the sides and the top of the door jamb and cut the spring metal to the correct length with tinsnips.
    • Available with straight or curve blades, these tinsnips are intended for light duty work.

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