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noun as in cutting instrument

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In another experiment, a chemical that blocks cutting by TMPRSS2 and other similar scissors proteins stopped omicron from breaking into cells, suggesting that some sort of spike cutter is still needed.

You can do that and other basic editing tasks by tapping the scissors icon at the top of your screen.

Do you think Beth knew what would happen if she stabbed Dawn with those scissors?

The wounds Kralik suffered were consistent with what the scissors would have caused.

He still cuts and pastes—literally, with scissors and tape—as he edits each chapter of each book.

Cas9 are the molecular scissors that cut out what he does not like: the normal CCR5 that welcomes in HIV.

A collection of rock-like papier-mâché sculptures stands across from “Cymbals, Smoke and Scissors.”

Taking the scissors from Violet's workbag, she cut the laundry bag carefully into two pieces, saving the cord for a clothesline.

They were tangled, too, and Jess cut them off evenly by a string, with Violet's little scissors.

Miss Rivers took up some brown leaves which she was cutting out with scissors, and shaping.

“It comes from the dead,” said she, but she opened it at last, cutting round the large seal with a pair of scissors.

At his belt he carries a pair of scissors to cut the long leaves of the green tobacco he smokes into the hollow of his hand.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scissors, such as: clippers, shears, and trimmer.

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