HyperDic: pair_of_scissors

English > 1 sense of the expression pair of scissors:
NOUNartifactpair of scissors, scissorsan edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
English > pair of scissors: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades.
Synonymscissors
PartsbladeThe flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
Narrowerclipperscissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)
shearslarge scissors with strong blades
snuffersscissors for cropping and holding the snuff of a candlewick
Broadercompound leverA pair of levers hinged at the fulcrum
edge toolAny cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane / plane or gouge)
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishsax, tijera, tijeras
Catalanestisores, tisores

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