forceps

[ fawr-suh ps, -seps ]SEE DEFINITION OF forceps

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In a few moments the thread is cold, and if the forceps be compressed, this thread will bend.

He laid a large revolver on the table and picked up the forceps.

The dentist peered at it, inserted his forceps and set to work.

If they can be seen they should be removed with the forceps designed for that purpose.

They had to leap out of the water to take the food from the forceps.

The weights and forceps should always be replaced in the weight box.

With the forceps lay a weight from the weight box on the right-hand pan.

Mr. Pike refused to “monkey” with the “fangled” forceps in the medicine-chest.

“And you say every word of that as if they were drawn from you with forceps,” said Lyster, cheerily.

Remove the cover-slip from the cell by the aid of the forceps.

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