What does scissor mean?

Definitions for scissor
ˈsɪz ərscis·sor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scissor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scissorverb

    cut with or as if with scissors

Wiktionary

  1. scissornoun

    One blade on a pair of scissors.

    Etymology: Altered from scissors; ultimately from cædere; current spelling influenced by scindere.

  2. scissornoun

    Used in certain noun phrases to denote a thing resembling the action of scissors, as scissor kick, scissor hold (wrestling), scissor jack.

    Etymology: Altered from scissors; ultimately from cædere; current spelling influenced by scindere.

  3. scissorverb

    To cut using, or as if using scissors.

    Etymology: Altered from scissors; ultimately from cædere; current spelling influenced by scindere.

  4. scissorverb

    To excise or expunge something from a text.

    The erroneous testimony was scissored from the record.

    Etymology: Altered from scissors; ultimately from cædere; current spelling influenced by scindere.

  5. scissorverb

    To move something like a pair of scissors, especially the legs.

    The runner scissored over the hurdles.

    Etymology: Altered from scissors; ultimately from cædere; current spelling influenced by scindere.

  6. scissorverb

    To engage in scissoring (tribadism), a sexual act in which two women intertwine their legs and rub their vulvas against each other.

    Etymology: Altered from scissors; ultimately from cædere; current spelling influenced by scindere.

  7. scissorverb

    To skate with one foot significantly in front of the other.

    Etymology: Altered from scissors; ultimately from cædere; current spelling influenced by scindere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scissorverb

    to cut with scissors or shears; to prepare with the aid of scissors

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scissor in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scissor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of scissor in a Sentence

  1. Phillip Barden:

    Hell ants have two features found in no living species : highly specialized scythe-like mandibles and a wide diversity of horns that are present on what is essentially the forehead, one reason these fossils are compelling is that, today, we have about 15,000 known species of ants with all kinds of adaptations, from agricultural leaf-cutter ants with scissor-like mouthparts to army ants specialized as nomadic predatory raiders.

Images & Illustrations of scissor

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