from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A pipe wrench having an adjustable L-shaped jaw piece sliding in a sleeve that is pivoted to, and loosely embraces, the handle. Pressure on the handle increases the grip.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large pipe wrench with L-shaped adjustable jaws that tighten as pressure on the handle is increased
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