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1. n. [Drilling]
A type of pipe wrench used for hand-tightening various threaded connections around the rigsite. It consists of a handle, a set of gripping die teeth, a length of flat chain and a hooking slot where the chain may be adjusted to fit the pipe.
See: tongs