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Tongs

Scope note

Any of numerous devices used for taking hold of objects, consisting commonly of two metal pieces that are joined at one end or near one end by a pivot or spring, forming the two jaws which are used for gripping.

This term has 1 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300024748

Broader Terms used

<holding and gripping tools>

Created

11yrs ago

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