tweezers


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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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The combination of a set of tweezers and an LCR-meter in a lightweight device saves time and effort while testing and troubleshooting SMT.
She picked huge welts on her face, and, when Martin confiscated all the tweezers and pliers in the house, Charlotte began growing her nails into sharp points so she could use them to pick at her skin.
We provided the operator a clean pair of tweezers and emphasized the importance of a steady hand, explaining that stray solder paste on the component becomes solder balls that are considered defects and must be removed.
Have water ready to clean brushes; newsprint -approximately letter-size pieces; plant material; fabric; scissors & tweezers.
Grasp the splinter with the tweezers and gently pull it out at the same angle at which it entered.
The use of optical tweezers in order to measure the force in objects at nanometirc scale can be an interesting idea for the researchers in all fields, including biosciences.
Shaped like a pout, the tweezers can take out the tiniest of follicles in between removal treatments.
This is the first demonstration that molecular tweezers work in a mammalian animal model," Gal Bitan, an associate professor of neurology at UCLA and the senior author of the study, said.
VERDICT: Although they were called precision grip, I found these tweezers quite hard to use, and thus it made it difficult to grip the hairs.
I use a small pair of tweezers to pull bones out of the flesh.
It was the first time optical tweezers have been used to manipulate chemical gradients.