forceps

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an extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies)

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When the camera sneaks up on a guy in a hazmat suit using a pair of forceps to pick through the detritus on the bottom of the bus, as if he might find a Thumbelina-size survivor concealed under an errant ATM card, you think, "What the hell are these people doing?" Also, as you watch, you realize that there is no beginning or end.