Meaning of tongs

tongs

Pronunciation: (tôngz, tongz), [key]
— n. (usually used with a plural v.)
  1. any of various implements consisting of two arms hinged, pivoted, or otherwise fastened together, for seizing, holding, or lifting something (usually used with pair of&hasp;).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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