tinsnips

   Shears with short blades used to cut through thin sheets of metal.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • tinsnips — /ˈtɪnsnɪps/ (say tinsnips) noun an implement designed to cut tin plate. {tin + snip1 + s3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tinsnips — [tin′snips΄] n. snips for cutting sheet metal: see SNIP (n. 4) * * * …   Universalium

  • tinsnips — [tin′snips΄] n. snips for cutting sheet metal: see SNIP (n. 4) …   English World dictionary

  • tinsnips — plural noun a pair of clippers for cutting sheet metal …   English new terms dictionary

  • tinsnips — n. a pair of clippers for cutting sheet metal …   Useful english dictionary

  • plural form — noun the form of a word that is used to denote more than one • Syn: ↑plural • Ant: ↑singular (for: ↑plural) • Members of this Usage Domain: ↑relation, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shears — noun large scissors with strong blades • Derivationally related forms: ↑shear • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑scissors, ↑pair of scissors …   Useful english dictionary

  • snips — noun (plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal • Syn: ↑tinsnips • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑shears * * * ˈsnips …   Useful english dictionary

  • tin snips — (also tinsnips) plural n. a pair of clippers for cutting sheet metal …   Useful english dictionary


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