Definitions

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

  • A trademark used for a pneumatic tool consisting of a pincerlike metal device that is inserted into the body of a severely damaged vehicle and opened to provide access to people trapped inside.

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Examples

  • “Good luck, dear,” Mrs. Landford told me, squeezed my hand and returned to the dormitory.

    Olivia

  • He took it and then the bags Mrs. Landford was carrying.

    Olivia

  • Mrs. Landford, the housemother, came upon them herself when she smelled the smoke and heard the laughter.

    Olivia

  • “Get in the back, Belinda,” he ordered and she did so, pausing before she closed the door and turning to Mrs. Landford.

    Olivia

  • AP Anna Landford , 25, of London, takes a picture of the 9/11 Memorial on the Jersey City, N.J. waterfront on Monday.

    New York Photos of the Day

  • “Excuse me, sir,” Landford said, hanging up his phone.

    The Atlantis Prophecy

  • “Hold on, Corporal,” Seavers said, and radioed Landford at the mobile command post.

    The Atlantis Prophecy

  • Berthelet, the Barkers, and finally of John and Robert Baskett, the last of whom assigned the patent to John Eyre of Landford House, Wilts, whose son, Charles Eyre, the great-grandfather of the present George Edward

    A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898

  • Judith Landford, whose son Bruce flew her down from Brisbane for the occasion, waited three hours in the rain.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Lieutenant Colonel Landford said the contingent had assembled in for force preparation training held mainly at Puckapunyal.

    Australian Government Media Releases [All Portfolios]

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