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Noun: pincer  pin-su(r)
  1. A hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
    - pair of pincers, tweezer, pair of tweezers
  2. A grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    - claw, chela, nipper

Derived forms: pincers

Type of: appendage, extremity, hand tool, member

Part of: crustacean

Encyclopedia: Pincer