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Definition 1: a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for scissors in the sense of this definition

(scissors is a kind of ...) a hold used in the sport of wrestling

Definition 2: a gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move - [noun denoting act]

(scissors is a kind of ...) (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)

Definition 3: an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for scissors in the sense of this definition

(scissors is a kind of ...) a pair of levers hinged at the fulcrum

(scissors is a kind of ...) any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)

(... is a kind of scissors ) scissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)

(... is a kind of scissors ) large scissors with strong blades

(... is a kind of scissors ) scissors for cropping and holding the snuff of a candlewick

(scissors is a part of ...) the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge

(scissors is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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