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How to Pronounce Pincers?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Pincers" is [pˈɪnsəz], [pˈɪnsəz], [p_ˈɪ_n_s_ə_z].

"Pincers" in context

Pincers are multipurpose tools used for gripping and holding objects, usually composed of two pieces of metal or plastic hinged together. They can be made from a variety of materials, depending upon its application need. Pincers come in many different sizes and shapes, such as long nose pincers, lineman's pincers, bent nose pincers, flat nose pincers, and needle nose pincers. They are commonly used in the electrical trade, plumbing, carpentry and automotive repair.

For electricians, lineman's pincers are often used to make bent connections.

Usage over time for Pincers:

This graph shows how "Pincers" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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