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Meaning of "scissile" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SCISSILE

From Latin scissilis that can be split, from scindere to cut.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SCISSILE

scissile  [ˈsɪsaɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCISSILE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scissile is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SCISSILE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of scissile in the English dictionary

The definition of scissile in the dictionary is capable of being cut or divided.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCISSILE


abseil
ˈæbsaɪl
acyl
ˈeɪsaɪl
antimissile
ˌæntɪˈmɪsaɪl
circumscissile
ˌsɜːkəmˈsɪsaɪl
docile
ˈdəʊsaɪl
domicile
ˈdɒmɪˌsaɪl
emissile
ɪˈmɪsaɪl
facile
ˈfæsaɪl
fissile
ˈfɪsaɪl
flexile
ˈflɛksaɪl
gracile
ˈɡræsaɪl
indocile
ɪnˈdəʊsaɪl
missile
ˈmɪsaɪl
pensile
ˈpɛnsaɪl
prehensile
prɪˈhɛnsaɪl
reconcile
ˈrɛkənˌsaɪl
seil
saɪl
sessile
ˈsɛsaɪl
sile
saɪl
tensile
ˈtɛnsaɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCISSILE

scirrhous
scirrhous carcinoma
scirrhus
scirrhusses
scissel
scissil
scission
scissiparity
scissor
scissor bill
scissor jump
scissor-like
scissorer
scissors
scissors jump
scissors kick
scissors-and-paste job
scissortail
scissorwise
scissure

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCISSILE

air-sea missile
air-to-air missile
air-to-ground missile
air-to-sea missile
anti-aircraft missile
antiballistic missile
antimissile missile
ballistic missile
cruise missile
ensile
esile
guided missile
intercontinental ballistic missile
intermediate range ballistic missile
intermediate-range ballistic missile
medium-range ballistic missile
medium range missile
resile
standoff missile
subsessile

Synonyms and antonyms of scissile in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «scissile» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCISSILE

Find out the translation of scissile to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of scissile from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «scissile» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

易断裂
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escindible
570 millions of speakers

English

scissile
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

scissile
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

scissile
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

расщеплению
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

c�sil
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কর্তনসাধ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

scissile
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Scissile
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

spaltbaren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

切れやすい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

scissile
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Scissile
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

scissile
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெட்டுவதற்குரிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कर्कश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yarılır
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scissile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

scissile
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розщепленню
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scissile
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σχάσιμος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

scissile
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kapningsbara
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

delbart
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scissile

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCISSILE»

The term «scissile» is normally little used and occupies the 137.624 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCISSILE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «scissile» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «scissile» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about scissile

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCISSILE»

Discover the use of scissile in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scissile and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Progress in Nucleic Acid Research and Molecular Biology
The scissile base pairs were critical for determining the site of initiation, since swapping the scissile base pairs is sufficient to reverse the order of strand exchange. The scissile base pairs are also important for determining the positions of the ...
Kivie Moldave, 2005
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Enzymes and Their Inhibitors: Drug Development
The proteolytic mechanism of MMPs involves the binding of the substrate, with its scissile carbonyl moiety weakly coordinated to the catalytic Zn(II) ion (Figure 5.2 la), followed by nucleophilic attack of the zinc-bound (and hydrogen-bonded ...
H. John Smith, Claire Simons, 2004
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Medicinal Chemistry of Nucleic Acids
of the catalytic loop ∼1.2 ̊A closer to the scissile phosphate compared to that of the original DNAzyme (5.3 ̊A compared to 6.5 ̊A for the P11–P41 distance, Figure S1 in SI, Appendix I, Insets C and A, respectively). However, although the  ...
Li-He Zhang, Zhen Xi, Jyoti Chattopadhyaya, 2011
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Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes
Extensively revised and updated, the new edition of the highly regarded Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes is an essential reference for biochemists, biotechnologists and molecular biologists.
Neil D. Rawlings, Alan J. Barrett, J. Fred Woessner, 2004
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Molecular Aspects of Enzyme Catalysis
structure of the scissile bond, namely the planarity of the peptide bond plane, could barely be determined by the X-ray analysesdms) A question remains whether the Michaelis complex is really a thermodynamically stable intermediate in the ...
Toshio Fukui, Kenji Soda, 2008
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Catalytic RNA
The distance between the A9 and scissile phosphates jumps to 6 A ̊ at the beginning of the simulation and returns to around 4 A ̊, resulting in an average of 5.06 A ̊ (Table 2.3). In the deprotonated reactant state simulation (dRT-C), Mg2þ ...
‎2013
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Phosphoric Acids—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 ...
University of Oregon, Eugene: Gr0und-state coordination of a catalytic metal to the scissile phosphate of a tertiary-stabilized Hammerhead ribozyme By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Chemicals & Chemistry — Researchers detail new  ...
‎2013
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Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes
For 1APV: Cα, C, O of Val in P2; N, Cα, Cβ, Cγ, Cδ1, Cδ2, C and O of statone in P1; C of the CF2 group. For 1CHO: Cα, C, O of Thr17I in P2; N, Cα, Cβ, Cγ, Cδ1, Cδ2, C and the carbonyl O of Leu18I in P1; N of the Glu19I of the scissile peptide.
Alan J. Barrett, Neil D. Rawlings, J. Fred Woessner, 2012
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Proteinase and Peptidase Inhibition: Recent Potential ...
Thus, a very effective nucleophile is formed again, which will attack the amide scissile bond (see later in the text). The proteolytic mechanism of MMPs involves the binding of the substrate with its scissile carbonyl moiety weakly coordinated to ...
H. John Smith, Claire Simons, 2003
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Assay Development: Fundamentals and Practices
the hydrolysis of any peptide bonds, not just the intended scissile bond, between the fluorophore and the quencher will generate a fluorescent signal. The enzyme kinetics will be difficult to interpret when there are more scissile bonds between ...
Ge Wu, 2010

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCISSILE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scissile is used in the context of the following news items.
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Scissile War ? y'a des mafieux là bas non ? :). Chuck Carrey. Je pense que "Independance Day 2" est le genre de suite qui sort trop tard. Ca aurait pu être cool ... «AlloCiné, Jun 15»
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Les guerres asymètriques
La première a permis aux Romains de s'installer en Scissile. La deuxième Carthage s'effondre. Mais une Troisième guerre est nécessaire pour prendre le ... «AgoraVox, Nov 14»
3
EDOARDO BARBERINI: ALLERGIE E INTOLLERANZE …
Esistono svariate linee alimentari disponibili sul mercato che sono specifiche e che contengono proteine e carboidrati scissile cui dimensioni molecolari sono ... «Roma Capitale News, Feb 14»
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The Cellular Functions of RNA Nucleases
... a variety of nucleophiles to attack one of the two bridging scissile phosphates and to initiate a bimolecular nucleophilic substitution reaction (SN2, for short). «The New York Academy of Sciences, Mar 12»
5
How to Write Like a Scientist
... staring into the empty chasm, weeping gently for its aspartic protease companions. Oh, the good times they shared. Afternoons spent cleaving scissile bonds. «ScienceCareers.org, Mar 12»
6
The cap-snatching endonuclease of influenza virus polymerase …
Superposition of DNA complexes of BamHI or EcoRV on PA-Nter shows that the Glu 59 carboxylate group corresponds closely to the position of the scissile ... «Nature.com, Feb 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. Scissile [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/scissile>. Dec 2019 ».
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