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Synonyms for snips

(plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal


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For that reason, Lu makes sensors for a range of lead concentrations by replacing some of the catalytic DNA with similar strands that don't snip DNA.
I'd recommend starting your collection with an offset compound snips (Photos 1 and 2; $11 to $28).
His team also discovered that women are more likely to be SNIPS than men.
To create a tapered probe, the bird begins tearing a strip near the base of the leaf and occasionally stops to snip the leaf crosswise to widen the tool.
She likes the colour so she snips off a piece of material to be matched up by Dulux.
After beta-secretase snips away one end of APP, another elusive enzyme, dubbed gamma-secretase, slices a chunk off the other end to produce beta-amyloid.
The five snips shown in Photos 3 through 7 are intended mainly for sheet metal up to 18-gauge thickness (that's about 1/32 in.
First discovered in maize and now observed in most genomes, these mobile stretches of DNA encode an enzyme, called a transposase, that snips DNA at the beginning and end of the transposon.
The device has a unique feature: It scales down the surgeon's movements, so the robot's snips and cuts are as little as one-hundredth the size of the physician's.
Featured in the Pro-Tool Kits are four of the most frequently needed Harris brand tools: the D914(TM) Impact Tool, Electrician's Snips, Can Wrench, and the new Cable Splicing Knife.
Normally produced by microorganisms, each of these enzymes snips DNA wherever it encounters a specific string of nucleotides, the DNA sub-units.
Its product lines include VISE-GRIP(R) locking pliers, clamps and wrenches, QUICK-GRIP(R) clamping products, IRWIN(R) wood boring and cutting tools, POWERPRESS(R) pipe clamps, JORAN(R), TWILL(TM) and TURBOMAX(R) drill bits, JACK(TM) and UDEBRIK(TM) hand saws, SPEEDBOR2000(R) wood boring bits, MARATHON(R) and SPRINT(R) saw blades, PROSNIP(TM) snips, UNIBIT(R) step drills, HANSON(R) taps, dies and drills, CHESCO(TM) hex tools, and STRAIT-LINE(TM) marking tools.