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pliers

Saltos de línea: pli¦ers
Pronunciación: /ˈplʌɪəz
 
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(also a pair of pliers)

Definición de pliers en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Pincers with parallel, flat, and typically serrated surfaces, used chiefly for gripping small objects or bending wire: a pair of pliers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • With pliers, bend the wire ends back into the button so they won't snag the garment fabric.
  • Picking up a pair of discarded pliers he snipped two wires and replaced some of the others.
  • Right next to his corpse, electric wires, clippers, pliers, and screwdrivers lie strewn across the sidewalk.

Origen

mid 16th century: from dialect ply 'bend', from French plier 'to bend', from Latin plicare 'to fold'.

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