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tweez·ers

(twēz'ĕrz),
An instrument with pincers that are squeezed together to grasp or extract fine structures. See: forceps.
[A.S. twisel, fork]

tweezers

An instrument with pincers used to grasp or extract. See Optical tweezers.
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Smart Tweezers combines an R-L-C meter in a pair of tweezers.
After species or genus was determined, each fly was transferred with a pair of tweezers to live storage in a sterile plastic tube with 1 mL of saline.
We don't want to trade one person for another person where you have to get a magnifying glass, under a microscope, and a pair of tweezers to tell the difference,'' said the Rev.
It should then be easier to remove with a clean pair of tweezers.
With a pair of tweezers pick up one wick at its top end and lay it in a groove, flush with the bottom of your candle.
The painful truth, however, is that after England's dismal failure to beat Sweden on Sunday, qualification is hanging by a thread and when Sven Goran Eriksson needed to take a sledgehammer to his team, he reached for a pair of tweezers instead.
If you are bitten, remove the tick with a pair of tweezers (preferably blunt-tipped).
Recently a pilot was stripsearched and a pair of tweezers were found.
Instead of hurtling through space for lunar lunch meetings, we were standing on lines at airports while grim-faced security suits threatened us with a cavity search if we tried to sneak aboard with a pair of tweezers.
It's also quite nice to use your first mussel shell like a pair of tweezers to eat the rest of the mussels.
For picking up small things, an ordinary pair of tweezers usually does the trick.
A pair of tweezers (for removing ticks, slivers, or dirt particles from a wound), plus a pair of special, thin-tipped "tick tweezers" if you hike often in woods or fields.