tweezers

Definitions:

  • Small pincers, usually of metal, used for plucking or handling small objects.
  • An instrument, resembling diminutive tongs, for grasping and holding; intended for taking up very small objects, plucking out hairs, etc. Also called <internalXref urlencoded="volsella">volsella</internalXref>.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="tweeze">tweeze</internalXref>, 1.
  • Small pinchers used to pluck out hairs, and for other purposes.
  • A small <xref>pincerlike</xref> <xref>instrument</xref>, usually made of <xref>metal</xref>, used for <xref>handling</xref> or <xref>picking up</xref> small objects (such as <xref>postage stamps</xref>), plucking out (<xref>plucking</xref>) hairs, <xref>pulling out</xref> slivers, etc.
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