noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1846 hand shears used especially for cutting sheet metal

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  • hole cutting snips — Snips with pointed cutting blades for cutting holes in sheet metal material …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • straight pattern snips — snips with cutting blades designed for straight cuts on sheet metal material …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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