In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In others, they are intermediate in size and appear to function as pincers or nippers, as in other groups of mammals.
1.2nippers pluralTechnologytenazas 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(child)chiquillo masculinechiquilla femininechaval masculine Spain informalchavala feminine Spain informalchamaco masculine Mexico informalchamaca feminine Mexico informalpibe masculine River Plate informalpiba 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.
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