Translation for 'tongs' from English to Russian
NOUN1   a tong | tongs
NOUN2   - | tongs [one or more pairs]
SYNO pair of tongs | tongs
щипцы {мн}tongs
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Translation for 'tongs' from English to Russian

щипцы {мн}
Usage Examples English
  • "That's why we have tongs, in order to roast meat with (them)" (therefore tongs we-have, meat for-we-roast-with).
  • Tongs first appeared in China in 1644 when the Ming dynasty was overthrown by the Qing dynasty.
  • Another restraint method is tongs which temporarily grasp the septum. They are variously called nose clamps, nose tongs, dogs, bulldogs, bull tongs, or barnacles.
  • It resembles a "cippus" (sepulchral monument) or an altar, with laurel wreaths, two lyres and a pair of pincers or tongs below the wreaths.
  • Tongs are used by the blacksmith for holding hot metals securely.

  • When Bancroft returns to the antique shop to purchase ice tongs, Aggie reveals that she knows that Bancroft uses the weapons he buys to murder.
  • Port tongs are used for opening bottles when the cork is not in a condition to be opened with a corkscrew, typically due to age.
  • Another popular method for bay clamming is the use of specialized tongs from a boat.
  • Chinese tongs, powerful secret organizations of men, controlled Chinese prostitutes in Los Angeles.
  • Port tongs (...) are a special set of tongs designed to open wine bottles that are sealed with a cork.

  • As they return to the village Hamid's friends tease him for his purchase, extolling the virtues of their toys over his tongs.
  • The first pair of tongs belongs to the Egyptians. Tongs likely started off as basic wooden tongs and then over time progressed to bronze bars as early as 3000BC.
  • The company won its first Red Dot Design Award in March 2010 for "Clongs", click-lock sit up tongs, a design which includes resting points so that the working end of tongs does not come into contact with a bench surface.
  • The stones were lifted into place using metal tongs (very large timber tongs) attached to a block and tackle hung from a tripod.
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