Definition of wire stripper in English:

wire stripper


  • A tool for removing the insulation from electric wires.

    • ‘The added devices include a pipe wrench, tack lifter, wire stripper, tongs, nutcracker, spanner holes, and a file.’
    • ‘Then I took a bunch of wire nuts and some wire strippers and spliced the severed wires.’
    • ‘Their tools of the Craft are of the practical sort - including screwdrivers, canned air, solder irons, wire strippers, and network continuity testers.’
    • ‘Cut off the exposed ends of electrical wires and use wire strippers to strip about 1/2 inch of insulation from the ends.’
    • ‘We dashed into an electrical store and bought whatever cables we could find along with a roll of insulating tape and a pair of wire strippers.’