Meaning of tin snips in English:

tin snips

Pronunciation /ˈtɪnsnɪps/

plural noun

  • A pair of clippers for cutting sheet metal.

    ‘A camera with multiple lenses duplicated the image on a sizable sheet of iron, which could then be cut up with tinsnips, yielding six pictures for twenty-five cents.’
    • ‘Measure along the sides and the top of the door jamb and cut the spring metal to the correct length with tinsnips.’
    • ‘Available with straight or curve blades, these tinsnips are intended for light duty work.’
    • ‘I've used a lot of tools on computers before, including 5-pound sledgehammers, but I've never had to take tinsnips to a case interior before..’
    • ‘Please make sure you double check the product details on the shop's site BEFORE you order the Gilbow g69 nb nut/bolt for tinsnips and also read our Accuracy of Product Information statement below.’