a cutting, dividing, or splitting; division; separation.
Chemistry. cleavage (def 7).
the act or an instance of cutting, splitting, or dividing
scission scis·sion (sĭzh’ən, sĭsh’-)
A separation, division, or splitting, as in fission.
adjective 1. like scissors; moving, operating, or crossing in a manner suggesting the blades of scissors.
noun 1. (used with a singular or plural verb) a cutting instrument for paper, cloth, etc., consisting of two blades, each having a ring-shaped handle, that are so pivoted together that their sharp edges work one against the other (often used with pair of). 2. (used with a singular verb) Gymnastics. any of several feats […]
noun 1. a chair, as a Dante or Savonarola chair, having transverse pairs of crossed legs supporting the seat and arms.
or scissor jack noun 1. a horizontal screw that raises or lowers a hinged, diamond-shaped frame.