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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Cut with or as if with small shears

Usage examples (38)
  • Siggy has a small 'hatch' defect called a scissor beak.
  • He further stated that it was good for the "scissor" bridge to remain in place as it gave the
  • One operation conducted northwest of Loc Ninh was to put a "scissor" bridge in place on a small river at the border.
  • Although all-new, familiar motifs such as scissor doors are a must. for more
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