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Definition of "vise" []

  • A clamping device, usually consisting of two jaws closed or opened by a screw or lever, used in carpentry or metalworking to hold a piece in position. (noun)
  • To hold or compress in or as if in a vise. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vise" in a sentence
  • "Yes | No | Report from matt wasson wrote 2 weeks 3 days ago it also works as a great tool when a vise is not available .."
  • "Putting relationships through that vise is simply cruel."
  • "Looking at the rifle in the vise from the side, they might also not be in alignment in the up and down direction with the same result."