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Synonyms for pincer

a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping

a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods

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They executed a pincer movement, bypassed Townshend's Trenches, and approached the gates where they cut through the padlock and casually parked up like they do every year.
The first three sections individually address N-heterocyclic carbene ligands, cyclopentadienone ligands, and pincer ligands.
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Russia is applying a pincer movement against Ukraine.
A special feature of this system, says Zwick, - is the combined vacuum and pincer gripper; the vacuum function is used to remove specimens from the stack and the pincer function to provide a force-locked grip on the specimen (remains).
UBR1 has a 75-centimeter arm with four joints and a pincer grip, and it moves on a wheeled base.
It includes a fossilised pincer as well as part of the tail and sting from a species of 360 million-year-old scorpions, news 24 reported.
Miniature poodle Leo and miniature pincer Vinnie died from their wounds
One at first, using the pincer of his beak to break apart the
However, the pincer movement could be uncomfortable for the prime minister - being shot at by his own side as well as the opposition.
Soon, work began on his pincer grasp and drawing straight lines.
It's a pincer movement on the part of the Conservatives and Lib-Dems in Westminster.
Actually, he's doing quite well but his pincer grip needs to be enhanced.
Rovia I Virgili, Spain), presents 15 papers demonstrating some of these applications, covering transformations such as hydrogenation, hydroamination, hydroboration, C--C bond formation, carbonylation, and cyloadditions, as well as recent catalytic system using iridium nanoparticles and the use of relevant ligands as carbenes and pincer ligands.