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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]
Drug slang A regional term for marijuana
Surgery An instrument with 2 opposing cutting blades

scissors

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

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]
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Under the WSH Act, a scissors lift used in a workplace must be thoroughly tested and examined once every six months by an AE who will issue a Certificate of Test/Thorough Visual Examination of Lifting Equipment (LE Certificate) to indicate that the scissors lift has been checked and is safe for use.
The DNA samples taken from the scissors used in the murder of Cebu teen Christine Lee Silawan matched self-confessed perpetrator Renato Llenes, the Philippine National Police (PNP) revealed Wednesday.
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Using a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, the company aims to bring the benefits of the advanced scissors to craftsmen and women around the world.
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