Definition of 'scissors'
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Example sentences containing 'scissors'
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He scrambled down the bank, taking a mirror and shaving gear and scissors with him. MURDER SONG (1990)Doubled in size, the scissors no longer slipped easily through the permanent track. SNOWLINE (1990)
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Translations for 'scissors'
British English: scissors /ˈsɪzəz/ NOUN
Scissors are a small tool with two sharp blades which are screwed together. You use scissors for cutting things such as paper and cloth.
She picked up a pair of scissors.
- American English: scissors
- Arabic: مِقَصّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: tesoura
- Chinese: 剪刀
- Croatian: škare
- Czech: nůžky
- Danish: saks
- Dutch: schaar
- European Spanish: tijeras
- Finnish: sakset
- French: ciseaux
- German: Schere
- Greek: ψαλίδι
- Italian: forbici
- Japanese: はさみ
- Korean: 가위
- Norwegian: saks
- Polish: nożyce
- European Portuguese: tesoura
- Romanian: foarfece
- Russian: ножницы
- Spanish: tijeras
- Swedish: sax
- Thai: กรรไกร
- Turkish: makas
- Ukrainian: ножиці
- Vietnamese: kéo
Definition of scissors from the Collins English Dictionary
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