Definition of Scissors. Meaning of Scissors. Synonyms of Scissors

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Scissors. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Scissors and, of course, Scissors synonyms and on the right images related to the word Scissors.

Definition of Scissors

Scissors
Scissors Scis"sors, n. pl. [OE. sisoures, OF. cisoires (cf. F. ciseaux), probably fr. LL. cisorium a cutting instrument, fr. L. caedere to cut. Cf. Chisel, Concise. The modern spelling is due to a mistaken derivation from L. scissor one who cleaves or divides, fr. scindere, scissum, to cut, split.] A cutting instrument resembling shears, but smaller, consisting of two cutting blades with handles, movable on a pin in the center, by which they are held together. Often called a pair of scissors. [Formerly written also cisors, cizars, and scissars.] Scissors grinder (Zo["o]l.), the European goatsucker. [Prov. Eng.]
scissors
Probe Probe, n. (Surg.) An instrument for examining the depth or other circumstances of a wound, ulcer, or cavity, or the direction of a sinus, of for exploring for bullets, for stones in the bladder, etc. --Parr. Probe, or Probe-pointed, scissors (Surg.), scissors used to open wounds, the blade of which, to be thrust into the orifice, has a button at the end. --Wiseman.
Scissor
Scissor Scis"sor, v. t. To cut with scissors or shears; to prepare with the aid of scissors. --Massinger.

Meaning of Scissors from wikipedia

- Scissors are hand-operated shearing tools. A pair of scissors consists of a pair of metal blades pivoted so that the sharpened edges slide against each...
- "Rock–paper–scissors" dated 2006-07-14, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. (Audio help) More spoken articles Rock–paper–scissors (also known...
- The Scissors is an aerial dog fighting maneuver commonly used by military fighter pilots. It is primarily a defensive maneuver, used by an aircraft that...
- Surgical scissors are surgical instruments usually used for cutting. They include bandage scissors, dissecting scissors, iris scissors, operating scissors, stitch...
- Scissors is a party game in which the rules of game are hidden from some of the players. Players will sit in a circle and p**** a pair of scissors to the...
- Scissors are a tool used for cutting. Scissor or scissors may also refer to: Scissors, Texas Scissor Sisters, a pop band Scissors (film), a 1991 movie...
- RWS, Inc., doing business as Running With Scissors, is an American video game developer based in Tucson, Arizona. The company is best known for their Postal...
- Metzenbaum scissors are surgical scissors designed for cutting delicate tissue and blunt dissection. The scissors come in variable lengths and have a relatively...
- A scissors truss is a kind of truss used primarily in buildings, in which the bottom chord members cross each other, connecting to the angled top chords...
- Running with Scissors is a 2002 memoir by American writer Augusten Burroughs. The book tells the story of Burroughs's bizarre childhood life after his...
Loading...