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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. tongs: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tongs: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tongs: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. tongs: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tongs: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. tongs: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Tong's, Tongs, tongs: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tongs: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Tongs, tongs: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tongs: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tongs: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. tongs: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. tongs: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. tongs: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. tongs: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. tongs: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. tongs: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Tongs: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Tongs: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. tongs: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. tongs: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Tongs: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. tongs: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. TONGS: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  25. Tongs: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  26. tongs: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. tongs: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. tongs: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. tongs: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. tongs: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. tongs: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Tongs: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tongs: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tongs: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tongs: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. tongs: LITTLE EXPLORERS(TM) Picture Dictionary [home, info]
  2. tongs: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Tongs: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade [home, info]
  2. Tongs: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Tongs: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. tongs: Illustrated Glass Dictionary [home, info]
  3. tongs: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  4. Tongs: PhotoNotes Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography [home, info]
  5. tongs: Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (tongs)

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

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Phrases that include tongs:   hammer and tongs, a pair of tongs, wafer tongs, shot tongs, tobacco tongs, more...

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