Translation of nipper in Spanish:


pinza, n.

Pronunciation /ˈnɪpər//ˈnɪpə/


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    • 1.1(claw)

      pinza feminine
      • In others, they are intermediate in size and appear to function as pincers or nippers, as in other groups of mammals.

    • 1.2nippers pluralTechnology

      tenazas feminine
      • First, remove the nails left in the molding from the backside using nippers or locking pliers.
      • To avoid damaging the face of the trim, pry nails out the back with locking pliers or nippers (end-cutting pliers).
      • With tile nippers cut tiles to irregular shapes.
      • Her list should include nail files, cotton balls, polish remover, cuticle pushers and nippers, and hand cream for everyone.
      • To tile around pipes and wall mounted faucets, use a pencil to mark the tile where it needs to be cut and break out the marked piece with tile nippers.
      • Use tile nippers to smooth straight edges and to cut curves.
      • Get a pair of good-quality cuticle nippers, and use them!
      • I carry a pair of Abel pliers and a good pair of nippers for cutting nylon.
      • Remove the nails left in the molding from the backside (so you won't damage the face) using nippers or locking pliers.
      • Printed in Dusseldorf in the middle of the nineteenth century, it contains hand-colored lithographs of metalworking tools, coffee grinders, ice skates, nippers, files, and so on.
      • End-cutting nippers feature powerful leverage for cutting bolts, wire and rivets close to the surface.
      • Always use sterilized toenail clippers, nippers or scissors.
      • The chest pack absorbs everything you're likely to need thirty yards from the shore: a big saltwater fly box, extra leaders and tippet material, sun glasses, forceps, nippers, and assorted fly-fishers gear.

  • 2British informal, dated

    chiquillo masculine
    chiquilla feminine
    chaval masculine Spain informal
    chavala feminine Spain informal
    chamaco masculine Mexico informal
    chamaca feminine Mexico informal
    pibe masculine River Plate informal
    piba feminine River Plate informal
    • It's a really great Italian family restaurant and I've been going there with my family since I was a nipper.
    • He works in a pub and has a little nipper of his own.
    • Before you know it you'll be settled down with a wife and a couple of nippers.
    • As a nipper she was academically disenchanted, but once she got a taste of stardom, the wagging tomboy became the perfect teen.
    • There was a young nipper lying on the side of the road and the ambulance crew just picked him up and were away.
    • I was watching a children's programme with one of my nippers yesterday.
    • Yet Oxford does have a case to answer: how can it justify taking up to 45% of its freshers from independent schools when only 7% of nippers receive private educations?
    • Basically, if the school implements the system it means that the nippers will have their thumbprints taken and then converted into a number which corresponds to each kid's personal details.
    • The best source for chips, when I was a nipper, was Brattisani's.
    • Overall, I was in amazingly good health for a little nipper my age.
    • All this had an impact on the outside world, as parents vied to establish that their nipper was the cleverest and most loving and had the self-awareness of a Swiss finishing-school graduate.
    • One neighbour said: ‘I drove up my driveway after coming home from work and my nipper said that a house had been smashed up and there was a man with a knife.’
    • I used to go to Sherington school, just over the way, and there's no way that many kids were driven to school when I was a nipper.
    • I was only a nipper but I loved all the outrageousness and the scandalous double-entendres even then.
    • When I was a nipper this place was full of Russian troops, not Americans.
    • Do those with nippers at private school seek an advantage?
    • Baby brother comes home from NYC, wife and nipper in tow, and there's absolutely no need to do any catching up with him.
    • When I was a nipper, my parents used to use loose tea to make a brew.
    • I remember watching ‘Born Free’ with my mum when I was a nipper and being in absolute floods of tears.
    • Now that's really teaching values to the rich little nippers.