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synonyms for scissor

  • carve
  • divide
  • rip
  • slash
  • slice
  • amputate
  • behead
  • bisect
  • bite
  • chine
  • chip
  • chisel
  • cleave
  • clip
  • crop
  • curtail
  • dice
  • dispatch
  • dissect
  • dissever
  • facet
  • fell
  • flitch
  • gash
  • guillotine
  • hack
  • hash
  • hew
  • intersect
  • lacerate
  • level
  • lop
  • massacre
  • mince
  • mow
  • nick
  • notch
  • part
  • penetrate
  • perforate
  • pierce
  • prune
  • puncture
  • quarter
  • rabbet
  • raze
  • reap
  • rend
  • rive
  • saber
  • saw
  • scarify
  • score
  • scythe
  • separate
  • shave
  • shear
  • sickle
  • slaughter
  • slay
  • slit
  • sliver
  • snip
  • lay open
  • mow down
  • skive
See also synonyms for: scissored / scissors

antonyms for scissor

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  • combine
  • unite
  • close
  • connect
  • join
  • mend
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How to use scissor in a sentence

The aim is to make the gene scissors appear in a person’s cells, cut out the problem gene, and then fade away.
THE NEXT ACT FOR MESSENGER RNA COULD BE BIGGER THAN COVID VACCINESDAVID ROTMANFEBRUARY 5, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Forget using scissors to tend to your indoor our outdoor plants.
PLANT PRUNERS TO SHAPE UP YOUR SAPLINGSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Bacteria develop clustered repeated sequences in their DNA, known as CRISPRs, that can remember dangerous viruses and then deploy RNA-guided scissors to destroy them.
MRNA TECHNOLOGY GAVE US THE FIRST COVID-19 VACCINES. IT COULD ALSO UPEND THE DRUG INDUSTRYWALTER ISAACSONJANUARY 11, 2021TIME
Use sharp scissors or game shears to cut a 2-inch round hole on its underside.
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Vanesler said Brinkman approached him holding a pair of scissors, although police records show there were conflicting reports at the time of what he thought the weapon really was.
OFFICERS WHO WROTE MULTIPLE SEDITIOUS LANGUAGE TICKETS HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF OTHER VIOLATIONSKARA GRANTOCTOBER 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
“The genetic scissors were discovered just eight years ago,” points out Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede.
2020 CHEMISTRY NOBEL GOES FOR CRISPR, THE GENE-EDITING TOOLTINA HESMAN SAEYOCTOBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
When your opponent played paper or scissors, you should play scissors.
CAN YOU REACH THE BEACH?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSAUGUST 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
"Prob'ly some old scissor bills that got a notion of hangin' on to their land," Scattergood said.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
You know I talked of buying a gold scissor-sheath for Laura, but I think a leather one will do just as well.
THE BLUE JAR STORY BOOKMARIA EDGEWORTH
The old soldier ambled up the village street, all shadowy in the dawn, on a gaunt, scissor-hocked pony.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
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