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accessories [2] scissors handle pivot edge blade shank pinking shears

scissors click to hear

Instrument with two movable overlapping shanks having sharp inside edges; they are used for trimming and cutting.

handle click to hear

End of the shank of the scissors where the fingers are placed to move the blades.

pivot click to hear

Hinge pin enabling the blades to open and close.

edge click to hear

Tapered edge of the blade designed for cutting.

blade click to hear

Each of the sharp tapered sections of the two shanks that cut fabric.

shank click to hear

Each of the elongated parts that are moved to open and close the blades.

pinking shears click to hear

Scissors with a toothed blade used to give a zigzag finish.