Definition of vise noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(North American English) (especially British English vice) noun
BrE BrE//vaɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//vaɪs//
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[countable] a tool with two metal blocks that can be moved together by turning a screw. The vise is used to hold an object firmly while work is done on it. He held my arm in a vise-like (= very firm)grip.
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