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pliers   
      

It Has 6 letters ( p l i e r s )         2 vowels ( i e )         4 consonants ( p l r s )         Word on the contrary sreilp

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From _ply_ (“to bend”) +‎ _-ers_, plural of _-er_.

From ply (to bend) +‎ -ers, plural of -er.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈplaɪ.ə(ɹ)z/ * Rhymes: -aɪə(ɹ)z

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈplaɪ.ə(ɹ)z/
  • Rhymes: -aɪə(ɹ)z

Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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PLIERS (_plural only_) * A gripping tool that multiplies the strength of the user's hand _I need a pair of PLIERS to get a good grip on that broken screw._ * plural form of _plier_ USAGE NOTES * To make clear the quantity under discussion clearer, the expressions "a pair of pliers" or "(however many) pairs of pliers" can be used. * "A pliers" is somewhat awkward, though accepted in American English. DERIVED TERMS * needlenose pliers SEE ALSO * pincers TRANSLATIONS

pliers (plural only)

  1. A gripping tool that multiplies the strength of the user's hand
    I need a pair of pliers to get a good grip on that broken screw.
  2. plural form of plier

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* lisper, Lisper * perils * Perlis * Persil * pilers * priles


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