vise

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Noun[change]

Singular
vise

Plural
vises

A bench vise
  1. (US) A vise is an instrument that consists of two jaws and is closed by a screw or lever. It is used for holding work, such as filing.

Verb[change]

Plain form
vise

Third-person singular
vises

Past tense
vised

Past participle
vised

Present participle
vising

  1. If you vise something, you clamp it with a vise.