chain wrench

A locking pliers which employs a chain to wrap around an object such as a pipe to secure or remove it.
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  • chain wrench — noun another name for chain tongs • Hypernyms: ↑chain tongs * * * noun : chain tongs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wrench — For other uses, see Wrench (disambiguation). A set of chrome vanadium metric wrenches, open at one end, box/ring at the other. This type is commonly known as a combination wrench. A wrench or spanner is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical… …   Wikipedia

  • wrench — [1] A device for removing nuts, bolts, and other fasteners. [2] A colloquial term for a mechanic or someone who is handy repairing engines. [3] To use a wrench tool. See adjustable wrench Allen wrench box wrench brake adjusting wrench brake… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • chain tongs — noun a pipe wrench used for turning large pipes; an adjustable chain circles the pipe with its ends connected to the head whose teeth engage the pipe • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑pipe wrench, ↑tube wrench • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wrench — Synonyms and related words: Allen wrench, Stillson wrench, abrade, abrasion, ache, aching, acute pain, adjustable wrench, alligator wrench, anamorphism, anamorphosis, asymmetry, badger, bark, belie, bend, bite, blackmail, blemish, bloody, blow,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chain filter wrench — A chain wrench which encircles the oil filter to assist in its removal …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • chain pipe wrench — A chain wrench which circles around a pipe and grips it so that the pipe can be tightened or removed …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • chain whip — A tool consisting of a metal bar and two sections of chain, used in changing cogs on a freewheel. Sometimes called chain wrench …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Chain hook — Hook Hook (h[oo^]k; 277), n. [OE. hok, AS. h[=o]c; cf. D. haak, G. hake, haken, OHG. h[=a]ko, h[=a]go, h[=a]ggo, Icel. haki, Sw. hake, Dan. hage. Cf. {Arquebuse}, {Hagbut}, {Hake}, {Hatch} a half door, {Heckle}.] 1. A piece of metal, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oil-filter wrench — Chain type oil filter wrench. The chain is wrapped around a spin on oil filter, and the hexagonal bar is turned anticlockwise to grip and unscrew the filter …   Wikipedia

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