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tongs

 [tongz]
an instrument for grasping and holding, consisting of two arms joined by a hinge or pivot.
Gardner-Wells tongs U-shaped tongs used for spinal traction, having pressure--controlled pins that are inserted into the skull at opposite ends to permit application of a longitudinal force to the axis of the spinal column.
Gardner-Wells tongs. From McQuillan et al., 2002.
Vinke tongs a type of tongs used to exert skeletal traction on the skull, as in surgery for fractures or cervical vertebrae.
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The Ibiza Classics show was developed after a successful BBC Proms show at the Royal Albert Hall three years ago, and Pete Tong's collaboration with the orchestra, which is conducted by Jules Buckley, went on to play arenas around the world.
"In addition to that Tong and Cosford were one of the 'strategic' sites earmarked for major development, with initially 10,000 new houses planned, although this has now been reduced to 3,000 plus a large employment site.
The tongs get incredibly hot, so I would recommend using the heatproof glove it comes with.
The voice of Radio 1's prestigious dance show and Britain's most influential figures in electronic dance music, Pete Tong, along with conductor Jules Buckley and 65-piece The Heritage Orchestra, will be taking a fresh show of Ibiza Classics to cities around the UK.
'But he condemned himself on the 1MDB kleptocracy by his thunderous silence on Edge Media Group chairperson Datuk Tong Kooi Ong's revelations five days ago rubbishing Najib's claims of ignorance over the 1MDB scandal,' Lim said in a statement today.
That prompted the family to file a complaint, leading to the arrest of Sreymom and Tong Nam.
Tong and his postdoc, Quanyou Feng, combined a new photoredox Ni/lr catalyst--a surprisingly simple chemical process that uses a household light bulb to start the reaction--with a stereoselective Zn catalyst to initiate the ring-opening polymerization of the O-carboxyanhydride monomer to create these Improved polyesters.
TONG: Dayum son, there's alotta white people up in here.
Speaking about the move Tong said: "The electronic dance music scene in the USA has reached a critical mass, and the opportunities for our world are taking us into uncharted territory.
Together with founder Nancy Bell '09, Tong helped build an organization with three goals: Provide access to education in rural Latin America, help small agribusinesses expand into global markets, and offer experiential learning for Cornell students.