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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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VERDICT: The tweezers were easy to hold and use, they gripped the hair really well and I found them to be much more precise than other tweezers I have used.
This summer's trend for bigger eyebrows may sound like a bit of a relief for those that tend to get a bit 'tweezer happy', but beauticians say that the big brow look still requires maintenance.
They may be bigger and bushier, but heavy brows still require big maintenance work, although you can take a breather from massive tweezer attacks.
Innovative designs have also been evident in tweezers.
The product adds a built-in LED light to traditional tweezers to provide a bright, clear view of the smallest and finest hairs.
Smart Tweezers combines an R-L-C meter in a pair of tweezers.
The tweezers allow the team to trap, hold, and move microscopic objects while also performing characterization of the object via spectroscopy at the same time.
Russell Field Tweezers are so well loved by our troops that Stormin Norman Schwarzkopf once said of them, "These are the only tweezers I've seen that are worth a damn." Each piece is crafted from a single piece of spring-tempered stainless steel end the points are precisely engineered to provide pinpoint gripping accuracy.
OPTICAL TWEEZERS: CONSTRUCTION OF A SINGLE-BEAM OPTICAL TRAP FOR MANIPULATING MICRON-SIZED OBJECTS.
Key words: nanoscale assembly: nanotechnology: optical tweezers; virtual reality.
Using a pair of pointed precision* tweezers, grasp the tick by the head or mouthparts right where they enter the skin.