Definition of Jaws of life

1. Noun. Hydraulic tool inserted into a wrecked vehicle and used to pry the wreckage apart in order to provide access to people trapped inside.

Generic synonyms: Tool
Language type: Trademark



Definition of Jaws of life

1. Noun. (plurale tantum) Emergency rescue equipment used to open a completely destroyed passenger vehicle, to quickly and somewhat safely extricate the trapped occupants. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jaws Of Life

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jaws of life (current term)
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Literary usage of Jaws of life

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1. The Ethics of Revolt by Greville Macdonald (1907)
"No obedience to the simple jaws of life is possible without submission to the fundamental law of men's evolution, the increase of converse and widening of ..."

2. The Bending of the Bough: A Comedy in Five Acts by George Moore (1900)
"... a Hindu, a Greek, and a Jew escaped; the others, the great ones, the greatest ones, lost some part of themselves in the jaws of life. ..."

3. Celebrate Life: A Guide for Planning All Night Alcohol & Drug-Free edited by Sharon Murphy (1992)
"Live student actors, three crashed vehicles, broken bottles, spilled blood, 2 fire trucks, 3 ambulances, the "Jaws of Life" and a hearse all contributed to ..."

4. Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review edited by Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart (1880)
"I tell you they're nothing to the jaws of life!1 When Moses итоге a heavenly radiance, ' ha wist not that his face shone ' The best people are those who ..."

5. Teaching Adolescent Writers by Kelly Gallagher (2006)
"Crews used the Jaws of Life to pull the driver from the crash, said Brian Humphrey, a Fire Department spokesman. The other seven people had minor injuries, ..."

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