Sentence Examples


  • D, " Sugar-tongs" tool with wooden f, Pincers.
  • 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.
  • In diameter and lifted out with circular tongs suspended from a travelling crane which is worked by electricity.
  • The tools used are extremely primitive - hollow iron blowing-rods, solid rods for holding vessels during manipulation, spring tools, resembling sugar-tongs in shape, with steel or wooden blades for fashioning the viscous glass, callipers, measure-sticks, and a variety of moulds of wood, carbon, cast iron, gun-metal and plaster of Paris (figs.
  • Under the old system the form of the bowl is gradually developed by blowing and by shaping the bulb with the sugar-tongs tool.