Associations to the word «Scissors»

Wiktionary

SCISSORS, noun. (countable) (plural in form) (usually with a plural verb) A tool used for cutting thin material, consisting of two crossing blades attached at a pivot point in such a way that the blades slide across each other when the handles are closed.
SCISSORS, noun. (countable) (rugby) An attacking move conducted by two players; the player without the ball runs from one side of the ball carrier, behind the ball carrier, and receives a pass from the ball carrier on the other side.
SCISSORS, noun. (countable) (skating) A method of skating with one foot significantly in front of the other.
SCISSORS, noun. (countable) (gymnastics) An exercise in which the legs are switched back and forth, suggesting the motion of scissors.
SCISSORS, noun. (countable) (wrestling) A scissors hold.
SCISSORS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scissor
SCISSORS CROSSOVER, noun. Two pairs of switches that cross over between two parallel train tracks forming an X.
SCISSORS PAPER STONE, noun. The game rock paper scissors.

Dictionary definition

SCISSORS, noun. An edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades.
SCISSORS, noun. A wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze.
SCISSORS, noun. A gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move.

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain