noun. ['ˈfɔrsɛps'] an extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies).
- lion-jaw forceps
- mouse-tooth forceps
Words that Rhyme with Forceps
Example sentences of the word forceps
1. Noun, plural
Should your Morkie have long hair inside the ear canal, you can use blunt-nosed forceps to remove it.
2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Aquarium forceps come in handy for this task.
Quotes containing the word forceps
1. The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.
- H.G. Wells