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British pronunciation/pˈɪnsɐ/
American pronunciation/pˈɪnsɚ/
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any of the sharp curved organs of an arthropod or insect, such as a crab, lobster, etc.

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What is a "pincer"?

A pincer is a gripping organ found in various animals, including some crustaceans, insects, and arachnids. Typically, a pincer consists of two curved and pointed claws that are used to grasp and hold onto objects or prey. The claws are attached to the end of a limb or appendage, which can be moved to bring the claws together or apart. Pincers can vary in size and strength depending on the species, with some being strong enough to crush the shells of small animals or cut through vegetation. In many species, the pincers are also used as a weapon for defense against predators or rivals.

02

a grasping tool or instrument consisting of two arms joined at a pivot

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The chef used a pincer to carefully remove the bones from the fish fillet.
With a steady hand, the jeweler manipulated the pincer to set the gemstone securely in place.
The technician wielded a pincer to extract the faulty component from the machinery.
The archaeologist gently used a pincer to unearth the ancient artifact from the excavation site.
The biologist employed a pincer to handle delicate specimens without causing damage.
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