Sentence Examples


  • Held between the thumb and fingers of the right hand, they are used as tongs to take up portions of the food, which is brought to table cut up into small and convenient pieces, or as means for sweeping the rice and small particles of food into the mouth from the bowl.
  • D, " Sugar-tongs" tool with wooden f, Pincers.
  • In diameter and lifted out with circular tongs suspended from a travelling crane which is worked by electricity.
  • Under the old system the form of the bowl is gradually developed by blowing and by shaping the bulb with the sugar-tongs tool.
  • The crucible is then lifted out by circular tongs suspended in such a way that two men can take part in the; operation.