HyperDic: scissors

English > 3 senses of the word scissors:
NOUNartifactscissors, pair of scissorsan edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
actscissors, scissors hold, scissor hold, scissor grip, scissors gripa wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
actscissorsa gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move
scissors > pronunciation
Soundssih'zerz
Rhymesacres ... years: 69 rhymes with erz...
English > scissors: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades.
Synonympair of scissors
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
English > scissors: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze.
Synonymsscissors hold, scissor hold, scissor grip, scissors grip
Broaderwrestling holdA hold used in the sport of wrestling
English > scissors: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move.
Broadergymnastic exercise(gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)

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