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Synonyms for tongs

any of various devices for taking hold of objects

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Tips, tricks and techniques such as "To create a bubbling martini use a pair of tongs and place a marble sized piece of dry ice in the bottom of your glass before adding the liquid.
The customer was delighted when he saw the baker pick up rolls with a pair of tongs while saying "untouched by human hand".
Whereas other restriction enzymes grip DNA like a pair of tongs, "this enzyme grabs it in a kind of sliding motion, so the two subunits slide past each other" like scissors' blades, says Aggarwal.
Samantha Hill, 25, a barrister by training, now working as a temp, has never let a pair of tongs near her hair.