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scis·sors

(siz'ŏrz), Avoid using the backformation scissor as a singular noun meaning 'pair of scissors'.
An instrument with two blades, moving on a pivot, that cut against each other.
Synonym(s): shears
[L. scindo, pp. scissus, to cut]
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Drug slang A regional term for marijuana
Surgery An instrument with 2 opposing cutting blades
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scissors

Surgery An instrument with 2 opposing cutting blades. See Dissecting scissors.
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scis·sors

(siz'ŏrz)
An instrument with two blades, moving on a pivot, which cut against each other.
Synonym(s): shears.
[L. scindo, pp. scissus, to cut]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Nicky and his wife Leslie popped in this week for dinner and after a good few bottles of wine, Nicky couldn't resist the temptation to reach for our kitchen scissors!
Cut out your design, trace it onto a piece of sturdy cardboard and then use either a craft knife or sharp kitchen scissors to cut out the final shape.
With poultry shears or kitchen scissors, split bird in half lengthwise through breastbone and backbone.
In the end, there's nothing for it but to take a great big pair of kitchen scissors to the package.
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