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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nip·pers n. pl.
 1. Small pinchers for holding, breaking, or cutting.
 2. Mach. A device with fingers or jaws for seizing an object and holding or conveying it; as, in a printing press, a clasp for catching a sheet and conveying it to the form.
 3. Naut. A number of rope-yarns wound together, used to secure a cable to the messenger.