Associations to the word «Scorpion»

Pictures for the word «Scorpion»

Wiktionary

SCORPION, noun. Any of various arachnids of the order Scorpiones, related to the spiders, characterised by two large front pincers and a curved tail with a poisonous sting in the end.
SCORPION, noun. An ancient military engine for hurling stones and other missiles.
SCORPION, noun. Someone with the Scorpio star sign
SCORPION, adjective. (astrology) of, or pertaining to, the Scorpio star sign
SCORPION KICK, noun. (soccer) A rare type of kick in association football where the player dives headlong so his body flies parallel to the ground in a prone position and quickly extends his hips and flexes his knees backwards, so they resemble a scorpion's upright tail, to kick a football passing towards his heels, returning it in the direction it came.
SCORPION KICKS, noun. Plural of scorpion kick
SCORPION VOLLEY, noun. (soccer) A scorpion kick.
SCORPION VOLLEYS, noun. Plural of scorpion volley

Dictionary definition

SCORPION, noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio.
SCORPION, noun. The eighth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about October 23 to November 21.
SCORPION, noun. Arachnid of warm dry regions having a long segmented tail ending in a venomous stinger.

Wise words

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