Synonyms and Antonyms for chain-tongs

1. chain tongs (n.)

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

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2. chain (n.)

a series of things depending on each other as if linked together

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3. chain (n.)

(chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)

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4. chain (n.)

a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament

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5. chain (n.)

anything that acts as a restraint

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6. chain (n.)

(business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership

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7. tongs (n.)

any of various devices for taking hold of objects; usually have two hinged legs with handles above and pointed hooks below


8. chain (n.)

a necklace made by a stringing objects together;

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9. chain (v.)

connect or arrange into a chain by linking

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