Definition of 'pliers'
Example sentences containing 'pliers'
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Maybe you have a friend or neighbour who has some pliers you can borrow? The Sun (2013)He gripped the sole with a pair of pliers and began to peel it back. The Crossing-Place (1993)Firefighters were trying to pull it out with a pair of pliers. The Sun (2011)
Trends of 'pliers'
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Translations for 'pliers'
British English: pliers /ˈplaɪəz/ NOUN
Pliers are a tool with two handles at one end and two hard, flat, metal parts at the other. Pliers are used to hold or pull out things such as nails.
- American English: pliers
- Arabic: زَرْدِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: alicate
- Chinese: 老虎钳
- Croatian: kliješta
- Czech: kleště
- Danish: tang værktøj
- Dutch: buigtang
- European Spanish: alicates
- Finnish: pihdit
- French: tenaille
- German: Zange
- Greek: πένσα
- Italian: pinze
- Japanese: プライヤー
- Korean: 펜치
- Norwegian: tang
- Polish: szczypce
- European Portuguese: alicate
- Romanian: clește
- Russian: плоскогубцы
- Spanish: alicates
- Swedish: tång verktyg
- Thai: คีม
- Turkish: pense
- Ukrainian: плоскогубці
- Vietnamese: kìm
Definition of pliers from the Collins English Dictionary
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