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Noun: scissors  si-zu(r)z
  1. A hand-held tool having two crossed pivoting blades used for cutting paper and material
    - pair of scissors
  2. A wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponent's body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
    - scissors hold, scissor hold, scissor grip, scissors grip
  3. A gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move
Verb: scissor  si-zu(r)
  1. Cut with or as if with scissors
    "Efficient scissor cutting depends on three forces"

Type of: compound lever, cut, edge tool, gymnastic exercise, wrestling hold

Encyclopedia: Scissors, TX