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wire stripper Line breaks: wire strip|per

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of wire stripper in English:


A tool for removing the insulation from electric wires.
Example sentences
  • The added devices include a pipe wrench, tack lifter, wire stripper, tongs, nutcracker, spanner holes, and a file.
  • Cut off the exposed ends of electrical wires and use wire strippers to strip about 1/2 inch of insulation from the ends.
  • We dashed into an electrical store and bought whatever cables we could find along with a roll of insulating tape and a pair of wire strippers.
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