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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A wrench with two serrated jaws, one adjustable, for gripping and turning pipe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An adjustable wrench (British spanner) with a toothed jaw for gripping pipe, frequently used by a plumber or pipe fitter, to loosen and tighten pipes with threaded connections.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a jawed tool for gripping a pipe, in turning or holding it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. adjustable wrench for gripping and turning a pipe; has two serrated jaws that are adjusted to grip the pipe

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