He mīhini ā-ringa hei pupuri i tētahi mea i te wā e mahia ana taua mea. Ka puritia te mea ki waenganui i ngā kauae e rua o te purimau. Mā te huri i te kakau e whakakikīa ai tētahi o ngā kauae.
A manually operated machine used to hold an object when it is being worked on. The object is held between the two jaws of the vise, and by turning the handle one of the jaws is tightened.
puri - to hold, means of holding
mau - lay hold of, grasp