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Meaning of PLIERS

Pronunciation:  'plIuz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws
 

PLIERS is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: pair of pliers, plyers
 
 See Also: compound lever, hand tool, jaw, jaws, locking pliers, needlenose pliers, pump-type pliers, rib joint pliers, slip-joint pliers

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pli"ers\, n. pl. [From {Ply} to bend, fold.]
A kind of small pinchers with long jaws, -- used for bending
or cutting metal rods or wire, for handling small objects
such as the parts of a watch, etc.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a pair of pliers in your dream, suggests that you need to draw out all the details of a situation before you make a decision about it. Alternatively, you may need to rid yourself of something from your life. and pull it out of the way.
 

 

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