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scissors British & World English

An instrument used for cutting cloth, paper, and other material, consisting of two blades laid one on top of the other and fastened in the middle so as to allow them to be opened and closed by a thumb and finger inserted through rings on the end of their handles

scissor British & World English

Cut (something) with scissors

nail scissors British & World English

Small scissors for cutting the fingernails or toenails

grape scissors British & World English

A pair of scissors used for dividing a bunch of grapes

scissor hold British & World English

A hold in which the head or other part of the opponent’s body is gripped between the legs which are then locked at the instep or ankles to apply pressure

scissors hold in scissor hold British & World English

A hold in which the head or other part of the opponent’s body is gripped between the legs which are then locked at the instep or ankles to apply pressure

scissor jack British & World English

A jack for heavy lifting, operated by a horizontal screw that raises or lowers a frame of hinged, rhombus-shaped linkages

scissors jack in scissor jack British & World English

A jack for heavy lifting, operated by a horizontal screw that raises or lowers a frame of hinged, rhombus-shaped linkages

scissor kick British & World English

(In various sports, particularly swimming and soccer) a kick in which the legs make a sharp snapping movement like that of a pair of scissors

scissors kick in scissor kick British & World English

(In various sports, particularly swimming and soccer) a kick in which the legs make a sharp snapping movement like that of a pair of scissors

scissors-tail in scissortail British & World English

A small SE Asian freshwater fish with a deeply forked tail

pinking shears British & World English

Shears with a serrated blade, used to cut a zigzag edge in fabric to prevent it fraying

pinking scissors in pinking shears British & World English

Shears with a serrated blade, used to cut a zigzag edge in fabric to prevent it fraying

a pair of scissors in scissors British & World English

An instrument used for cutting cloth, paper, and other material, consisting of two blades laid one on top of the other and fastened in the middle so as to allow them to be opened and closed by a thumb and finger inserted through rings on the end of their handles

scissors English-Spanish

tijeras fpl, tijera f

scissors-and-paste English-Spanish

this book is just a scissors-and-paste job

scissors (jump) in scissors English-Spanish

(salto m de) tijera f

scissors (hold) in scissors English-Spanish

(llave f de) tijera f

scissors (kick) in scissors English-Spanish

tijereta f, (tiro m de) tijera f, chilena fAmL

a pair of scissors in scissors English-Spanish

unas tijeras, una tijera

I need some new shoes/scissors in some English-Spanish

necesito (unos) zapatos nuevos/una tijera nueva

these scissors are useless in useless English-Spanish

estas tijeras no sirven para nada

these scissors aren't much use in use English-Spanish

estas tijeras no sirven para nada

you're hopeless! give me the scissors in hopeless English-Spanish

¡eres un inútil! dame esas tijeras

these scissors are worse than useless in worse English-Spanish

estas tijeras no sirven para nada

put the scissors back where they belong in where English-Spanish

vuelve a poner la tijera en su sitio