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老虎钳
lǎo hǔ qián

老虎钳
vice




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老虎钳lǎohǔqián
     1. n. vice; pincer pliers
Components
lǎo
     1. old, aged, elderly (for persons, animate and inanimate objects generally)
     2. experienced
     3. overcooked, tough, stringy, hard (used in reference to cooked food or meat)
     4. stale, not fresh (used in reference to food or potable liquids)
     5. always, all the time
     6. (chiefly dialectal) very, quite
           →很
     7. (affectionate, respectful) Used before surnames to refer to heads or elder members of families.
           →小 (for younger people)
     8. (usually respectful and affectionate) Used by analogy in several other relationship terms.
     9. (zoology) Used before several animals considered noxious or unpleasant.
     10. (colloquial) Used before placenames, particularly countries, to form nouns.
     1. tiger
           老虎 - tiger
     2. (figurative) brave; fierce
     3. (zh-only, 馬虎)
     4. (zh-only, 虎不拉)
qián
     1. pincers, pliers, tongs
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