Meaning of PLIERS in English

PLIERS

noun

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Eight women sent away for instruction booklets, pliers , beads, crosses and hundreds of feet of wire.

He had to know when the pliers clamped down, so he could start the count.

He put down is pliers and looked up at her.

His teeth were extracted with pliers and he was dragged by the tail of a galloping horse.

Mr Reaves himself likens his operation to tinkering on a Model A Ford with screwdrivers and a pair of pliers .

The valve can still be operated by gripping the stub in a pair of pliers , but it will defeat small children.

They should now be secured by carefully bending their leads, using long-nosed pliers , at right angles as shown.

This has often meant having to use pliers and then replacing the staples with new ones.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.