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Vise

Vise Meaning & Definition
Vise Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Vise?

[n] a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place

Synonyms | Synonyms for Vise: bench vise

Related Terms | Find terms related to Vise:

See Also | holding device | jaw | jaws | machinist's vise | metalworking vise | shoulder vise | wood vise | woodworking vise

Vise In Webster's Dictionary

\Vise\, n. [F. vis a screw, winding stairs, OF. vis, viz, fr. L. vitis a vine; probably akin to E. withy.] An instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a screw, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing. [Written also {vice}.]

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