tube wrench

Definitions of tube wrench
  1. noun
    adjustable wrench for gripping and turning a pipe; has two serrated jaws that are adjusted to grip the pipe
    synonyms: pipe wrench
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    types:
    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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