Noun(1) a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping(2) a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
(1) It also had a tail adorned by a pincer with spikes on the inside of the mandibles.(2) The chelicarae are medium-sized, with small pincers for grasping food, they are like miniature versions of the large claws of Pterygotus.(3) Other refinements (rarely administered) were the tearing of the flesh of the condemned with red-hot pincers , the cutting off of hands, and the cutting out of tongues.(4) Scarborough Sea Life Centre is building a giant tank to accommodate 12 ‘baby’ Japanese Spider Crabs - whose infant pincers are as big as nutcrackers.(5) When you picture a ligand ‘biting’ the metal ion from two sides, you can picture the pincers of a crab.(6) The pincers certainly looked as though they belonged to a crab, as did the eyes on stalks.(7) Peering from the dark cavern created by the overhanging hull was a huge lobster, waving deep blue pincers at us as we filed respectfully past.(8) She has been trying to design Scissors Crab, a plastic crab with goofy eyes on springs and pincers that can cut paper.(9) They had brought with them a car which they proceeded to cut apart using a large pair of pincers and spreaders.(10) In others, they are intermediate in size and appear to function as pincers or nippers, as in other groups of mammals.(11) ‘They didn't have large pincers or aggressive weaponry that would have made them a danger to the early tetrapods,’ he said.(12) The heated billets (short lengths of red hot steel) shoot out of the reheating furnace and are caught by the fettlers, men equipped with large pincers , and fed manually into the mill roll.(13) To attract a mate, the male lobster users his pincers to snip off one of the eyes of the girl he fancies.(14) I could feel them pulling as if they were trying to separate the skin at the edge of the wound with a pair of pincers .(15) Besides the salad there were two shelled crab pincers , without any seasoning but still tasty.(16) The pedipalps are used like pincers to capture prey and are also used for defence.
1. nipper ::
2. claw ::
3. chela ::
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