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  • noun plurale tantum Emergency rescue equipment used to open a completely destroyed passenger vehicle, to quickly and somewhat safely extricate the trapped occupants.

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jaws+of+life. By analogy with an actual jaw and the fact that this mechanical device allows the possibility of preserving the life of the victim being rescued.

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