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clip meaning

[ klip ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "clip""clip" in a sentence
  • Noun: clip  klip
    1. A metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
      - cartridge holder, cartridge clip, magazine 
    2. An instance or single occasion for some event
      "he could do ten at a clip"
      - time 
    3. Any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together 
    4. An article of jewellery that can be clipped onto a hat or dress 
    5. The act of clipping or snipping
      - clipping, snip 
    6. A sharp slanting blow
      "he gave me a clip on the ear"
    Verb: clip (clipped,clipping)  klip
    1. Sever or remove by pinching or snipping
      - nip, nip off, snip, snip off 
    2. Run at a moderately swift pace
      - trot, jog 
    3. Attach with a clip
      "clip the papers together" 
    4. Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
      - snip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back 
    5. Terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
      - curtail, cut short

    Derived forms: clipping, clipped, clips

    See also: clipper, clipping

    Type of: attach, blow, case, cut, cutting, cutting off, example, fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast, instance, jewellery [Brit, Cdn], jewelry [N. Amer], run, shorten, supply chamber, thin out

    Antonym: unclip

    Part of: gun

    Encyclopedia: Clip

  • [American slang]
    n. a fast rate of speed.
    • By traveling at a good clip, we managed to get there before the wedding started.
    • You were moving at a pretty good clip when you ran into the truck.

  • [Architecture]

    A portion of a brick cut to length.


    A special fastener made of light-gauge sheet metal or wire for the attachment of gypsum lath to channel or steel studs.


    A small device, usually of metal, for holding larger parts in place, either by friction or by mechanical action, as a spring device of metal used to hold glass in a window.

  • [Design engineering]
    "A device that fastens by gripping, clasping, or hooking one part to another."

  • [Electronics]
    A pinch-type connector whose jaws are normally held closed by a spring.

    clipped-noise modulation Modulation of a jamming signal through clipping action to increase the sideband energy and resulting interference.

  • [Medicine]
    Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks. n : a device used to arrest bleeding from vessels or tissues during operations

  • [Computer]
    1. Compiler Language for Information Processing.

    2. Common LISP in Parallel.
  • A diamond clip was pinned to her dress.
  • The old car was travelling at quite a clip.
  • I want two extra clips and a box of cartridges.
  • She gave him a clip round the ear.
  • Winston stroked his nose gently with a paper clip.
  • Maybe you can clip him.
  • They tried to fit you with an english song and clip your speech into the english tale.
  • "clip " can relate to cutting off an unwanted part or to removing a part in order to keep it.
  • After reading the article, aun began collecting news clips about prison crowding around the country.
  • He paused on the veranda only long enough to plant a kick on jack's backside and clip bob's ear.
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