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The tongs used to back up the drill pipe as it is being made up or taken out of the drill stem. 4, record 1, English, - backup%20tongs
backup tongs; back-up tongs; backups: terms rarely used in the singular (backup tong; back-up tong; backup). 5, record 1, English, - backup%20tongs
Clés employées pour assembler ou séparer les tiges de forage, les unes serrant la tige la plus basse et les autres la tige la plus haute. 3, record 1, French, - cl%C3%A9s%20de%20d%C3%A9vissage
clés de dévissage; clés de blocage : termes rarement utilisés au singulier (clé de dévissage; clé de blocage). 4, record 1, French, - cl%C3%A9s%20de%20d%C3%A9vissage
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