Pronunciation: (vīs), [key]
—n., v., vised, vis•ing.
any of various devices, usually having two jaws that may be brought together or separated by means of a screw, lever, or the like, used to hold an object firmly while work is being done on it.
to hold, press, or squeeze with or as with a vise. Also,vice.
Pronunciation: (vē'zā, vē-zā'), [key]
—n., v.t., vi•séed, vi•sé•ing.
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