pipe wrench

Definitions of pipe wrench

n adjustable wrench for gripping and turning a pipe; has two serrated jaws that are adjusted to grip the pipe

tube wrench
chain tongs
a pipe wrench used for turning large pipes; an adjustable chain circles the pipe with its ends connected to the head whose teeth engage the pipe
Stillson wrench
a large pipe wrench with L-shaped adjustable jaws that tighten as pressure on the handle is increased
chain wrench
another name for chain tongs
Type of:
adjustable spanner, adjustable wrench
can be changed to different settings

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