hand-piece

noun

Australian and NZ hand-held, power-operated shears used by a shearerSee also comb (def. 3)

Nearby words

  1. hand-me-up,
  2. hand-off,
  3. hand-out,
  4. hand-pick,
  5. hand-picked,
  6. hand-ride,
  7. hand-running,
  8. hand-schüller-christian disease,
  9. hand-spike,
  10. hand-tailor

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Examples from the Web for hand-piece

  • Attach air hose to connection marked "Air" on cover and to the handle connection on hand-piece.

  • Loop the bowstring round the hand-piece and you'll get more friction with less work.

    IT and Other Stories|Gouverneur Morris
  • Attach fluid hose to connection marked "Fluid" on tank and to the front connection near air nozzle on hand-piece.