a propelling motion of the legs in which they move somewhat like the blades of a pair of scissors, used in the sidestroke.
a type of swimming kick used esp in the sidestroke, in which one leg is moved forward and the other bent back and they are then brought together again in a scissor-like action
(football) a kick in which the player leaps into the air raising one leg and brings up his other leg to kick the ball
noun 1. a roof truss having tension members extending from the foot of each principal rafter to a point on the upper half of its opposite member.
noun 1. Also called scissortailed flycatcher [siz-er-teyld] /ˈsɪz ərˌteɪld/ (Show IPA). a flycatcher, Muscivora forficatus, of the southern U.S., Mexico, and Central America, having a long, deeply forked tail. 2. any of various other birds having a long, forked tail.
scissura scis·su·ra (sĭ-sur’ə) n. pl. scis·su·rae (sĭ-sur’ē) A cleft or fissure.
noun, Archaic. 1. a longitudinal cleft or opening. noun 1. (rare) a longitudinal cleft scissure scis·sure (sĭzh’ər, sĭsh’-) n. A split or opening in an organ or part.