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Definition of "scissors" []

  • 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. (noun)
  • 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. (noun)
  • A method of skating with one foot significantly in front of the other. (noun)
  • A scissors hold. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scissor. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scissors" in a sentence
  • "In fact, it was said that they seldom left the IWW halls to go uptown into what they called the scissors belt sections of the city."
  • "They have the same root as the word scissors, meaning they are designed, like scissors, to make a cut."
  • "Also, rock-paper-scissors is a super simple game in terms of game theory, just throw randomly and you'll aways reach equilibrium."